Homeland Security

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The Homeland Security program prepares students for a variety of careers and occupational specialties in federal, state, and local government, as well as the private sector.

Students examine a span of local, national and international issues and operations from terrorism to disaster planning and response. This program emphasizes the importance of balancing the need of society to protect life and property with the need to safeguard individual rights. At the successful completion of the degree, students are well prepared for entry-level employment or promotional opportunity.

Programs of Study

This program emphasizes the importance of balancing the need of society to protect life and property with the need to safeguard individual rights. It prepares students for entry into the service fields of security and private investigation. Career opportunities include: retail security, government industrial security, lodging security, healthcare security, private investigation, and many others. The criminal justice and security fields are among the fastest growing professional career areas worldwide. Cooperative education is available in this program.

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This program emphasizes the importance of balancing the need of society to protect life and property with the need to safeguard individual rights. It prepares students for entry into the service fields of security and private investigation. Career opportunities include: retail security, government industrial security, lodging security, healthcare security, private investigation, and many others. The criminal justice and security fields are among the fastest growing professional career areas worldwide. Cooperative education is available in this program.

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This course sequence prepares students for entry-level employment in various areas of the public and private security sector. Students develop an understanding of private and public security and how they work together. Career opportunities include security positions in a variety of industries including retail, lodging, healthcare, and the government. This program is fully available online.

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Career Opportunities

Career opportunities include:

  • Federal, state, and local law enforcement officers
  • Federal and state parole/probation officers
  • Federal, state, and local corrections officers
  • Private security

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Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship opportunities for the Homeland Security program include:

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