Homeland Security Bachelor’s Degree

Image Homeland Security Agent With Security Monitors

The increased opportunities brought by globalization also bring a host of new safety challenges. EKU’s online homeland security degree focuses on the three pillars of homeland security: disaster management, intelligence studies and security operations. The program prepares students with the critical skills needed to begin or advance a fulfilling career in homeland security.

At-A-Glance

Format: 100% online

Credit Hours: 120 hours

2017-2018 Tuition: $409 per credit hour

Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 90 hours*

Career Options:  Customs agent, border patrol agent, asylum officer, FBI agent, CIA agent, intelligence analyst, transportation security official, forensic auditor, policy analyst, IT-cyber security specialist, INS officer, security program support specialist, counterterrorism analyst, critical infrastructure analyst, IT specialist, air marshal, telecommunications specialist, transportation security screener

Enhance your degree with a minor or certificate
Select from a wide range of minors, allowing you to explore interests or make use of prior credits.

You can also choose from numerous undergraduate certificates in specialty areas that complement and enhance your homeland security major as you work toward your degree.

What sets our program apart?
EKU provides a balanced degree program that leads to a solid understanding of security management and disaster preparedness issues. EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as emergency management, physical security, critical infrastructure protection, risk analysis, homeland security technology, and disaster preparedness and response.

  • 8-week terms
  • Personalized graduation plan
  • Study anytime, from any where
  • Quality courses from respected faculty who teach the same classes online and on-campus
  • Ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the best universities offering online degrees

Why choose EKU?
EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.
 

Sample a Physical Security course (above) with Professor Ryan Baggett.

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