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Liberty University’s 100% online Bachelor’s Degree in Government with a specialization in National Security will train you in a wide range of national security issues including strategy, lawmaking, implementation, and enforcement. You will be equipped to address a variety of national security situations as well as obtain the tools and skills to identify and analyze a variety of scenarios. Courses in this program will provide training in areas of critical infrastructure protection, resilient nations, intelligence analysis and counter-terrorism.
Our B.S. in Government- National Security online degree program will give you knowledge of the legal, criminal justice and government fields, whether you are interested in a career in national security in government or the private sector. Our national security cognate will equip you to make reasoned judgments and ethical decisions from a Christian perspective concerning issues related to law, criminal justice, government and national security. You will explore internal and external threats to national security, such as terrorist activities, and internal subversion, and how to counter them. The Bachelor’s in Government - National Security program is ideal for students wanting to enter the challenging and civically-rewarding field of counterterrorism in service to their country.
Liberty University is the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation and the largest university in Virginia. As such, your degree carries not only the highest accreditation available through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) but also Liberty University’s strong name recognition and positive reputation.
You will study under professors who have served as intelligence analysts, law enforcement officers, military intelligence service members, and lawyers. These seasoned professionals take what they've learned in their careers and translate it into practical applications that bring your classroom experience to life. The Helms School of Government develops programs such as the online Bachelors in Government – National Security to help develop leaders who are guided by duty, honor, and morality. You will develop the critical thinking skills you need and also be able to target your interests through this degree in National Security.
Ethics and social issues are important in the field of government security. As a Christian university, we hold strongly to these standards as we strive to apply Biblical principles to create Christ-centered individuals and positive influencers of our culture. Upon graduation, you will be prepared to ethically solve problems as you seek your future career in government and society.
Liberty’s Bachelor’s degree in Government - National Security will provide you with foundational knowledge and training in government security and intelligence to effectively protect the country through government agencies. The National Security concentration espouses homeland security and strategic intelligence studies under one cognate to offer you a tailored concentration for your future career in counterterrorism or intelligence.
The national security degree provides a practical approach to understand the broad range of threats to national and global security in the 21st century. You will examine U.S. strategy and policies to analyze threats that challenge national security. You will learn from the nation’s leading professionals on how to analyze and evaluate various aspects of national defense policy, intelligence, diplomacy, stability and how to handle and solve national crises.
Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of an online Bachelor's degree in Information Systems by offering the following benefits: