Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security Cognate

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Liberty University's online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security program provides a solid foundation of the knowledge and skills necessary to serve and protect your community and country. Focus your understanding on an exciting challenge, learning what it takes to serve in areas such as security, transportation, disaster response, anti-terrorism, and intelligence. Gain an understanding of the internal workings of the criminal justice system to serve at the local, state, or federal level.

While earning your degree, you will develop professional skills in research and development, ensuring the most relevant and comprehensive information to succeed in your career. Knowledge and experience gained through courses will prepare you to serve effectively as an expert in the field.

Quick Facts

Program Delivery Format

Credit Hours

  • 120 total hours
  • 30 hours must be taken through Liberty
  • 50% (24 hours) of major must be taken through Liberty

Credit for life experience

  • Law enforcement officials who can document successful completion from an accredited police academy may be eligible to earn credit hours toward their degree.
  • Some forms of military experience may be eligible as college credit.
  • See our Prior Learning and Experience page for more information.

Potential Career Fields

  • Counterterrorism
  • Cybersecurity
  • Domestic and International Terrorism
  • Citizenship and Immigration Services 
  • Transportation Security

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