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BS - Homeland Security

Pursue a homeland security career and help protect your country's citizens, lands and property. This program focuses on managing public security in conjunction with federal resources. The curriculum includes course work on such topics as domestic and international terrorism; multijurisdictional coordination; and diplomatic, technological and intelligence approaches to national security. A capstone project provides an opportunity to apply and demonstrate your leadership skills in the growing field of homeland security.

The National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have designated Capella University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE).

With your Bachelor's in Homeland Security from Capella, you'll learn to manage domestic risks and operational systems, analyze terroristic threats to domestic security, and resolve complex problems in domestic security threats.

Common jobs with an online Bachelor's in Homeland Security include border patrol agent, citizen and immigration service assistant, detention and removal assistant, drug enforcement agent, immigration information officer, import specialist, intelligence analyst, screening analyst, transportation security inspector or U.S. marshal. Potential workplaces include: corporate security firm, government, homeland security agency, law enforcement agency, nonprofit organization or private security firm.

Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credential or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner's responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the School’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University for more information.

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AccreditationCapella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
RequirementsBachelor's students must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be least 24 years old (may be waived for military applicants, veterans, and those with at least 24 quarter credits of prior college/university coursework).
Delivery FormatOnline
Education LevelBachelor
Cost Per CreditTuition varies by school and degree program. To receive detailed information on Capella's tuition rates, request a free University Guide.