Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security

BS in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security

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Residential Program

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security prepares you for the frontline of a natural disaster or terrorist attack. You’ll learn how to prepare your community for critical incidents and ways to facilitate interagency cooperation.

Our professors have held leadership positions in homeland security and teach using hands-on activities to provide you with a practical understanding of terrorism, incident command, and infrastructure protection. 


Learn How To:

  • Plan for, respond to, and recover from natural and man-made disasters
  • Coordinate staff and budgets from multiple agencies when responding to a critical incident  
  • Understand the phases of a disaster

Careers You Could Have:

  • Emergency Management Specialist
  • Homeland Security Analyst
  • Industrial Security Specialist
  • Security Specialist
  • Transportation Security Officer

Academic Information

Credit Hours

  • 120 total hours 

Courses You'll Take

  • Administration of Justice Organizations: CJUS 300 
  • Introduction to Homeland Security: CJUS 380
  • Incident Command System: CJUS 381
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection: CJUS 382 
  • Terrorism: GOVT 480 

Law enforcement personnel who can document successful completion from an accredited police officer school in their state may earn up to 14 credit hours toward their degree. Military experience may also be evaluated for potential college credit.

Program of Study (DCP)

B.S. in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security