Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security

The Bachelor of Science degree in Homeland Security presents an academic foundation which will allow graduates to lead efforts to achieve a safe, secure and resilient homeland. This program provides students with the knowledge to counter terrorism and enhance our national security; secure and manage our borders; enforce and administer our immigration laws; protect cyber networks and critical infrastructure and ensure resilience from disasters. By the end of the program, students will have the ability to provide essential support to national and economic security and the homeland security enterprise.

To achieve the objective of this program, the following learning outcomes have been established:

  1. Students will be able to analyze the historical impact of terrorism on current and future terrorism incidents.
  2. Students will be able to assess the capabilities of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) to determine counteraction strategies.
  3. Students will be able to evaluate homeland security methodologies to develop best practices.
  4. Students will be able to contrast tactical response options with available resources to determine jurisdictional procedures.

Waldorf University, an affiliated institution, also offers Homeland Security programs. Visit to learn more.

Estimated time of completion of this program is 5 years.

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**Each of these courses requires a prerequisite. Please review the course descriptions and objectives for each course to determine the prerequisite requirement.