Minor in Homeland Security Online Program

Minor in Homeland Security Online Program

A Minor in Homeland Security Teaches You Important Concepts for Today’s World

Liberty University’s Homeland Security Minor online offers courses that will engage you with pivotal information in incident command systems, infrastructure protection, counter-terrorism and a thorough overview of homeland security itself.  

In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on our nation, many consider radical jihadist groups to be a greater threat to the Western World than the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Our Minor in Homeland Security online will equip you with important information about various terrorist groups and counter-terrorism responses.  Classes in the Homeland Security Minor will equip you with the knowledge and skill-set to work towards protecting our homeland from domestic and international terrorism.

Why Choose a Minor in Homeland Security Online from Liberty?

Our Minor in Homeland Security classes are taught from a Christian worldview and are available 100% online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on a campus. Some of the classes in our minor are similar to our Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security, which may be a better choice for students wanting to primarily concentrate on homeland security. The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security ranked #1 in Best Online Programs by Bestcolleges.com.

What Will You Learn in Liberty’s Minor in Homeland Security?

Course Requirements (18 hours)

  • CJUS 380 – Introduction to Homeland Security
  • CJUS 381 – Incident Command System/Emergency Planning 7 Incident Management
  • CJUS 382 – Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • CJUS 383 – Behavioral Dimensions of Disaster
  • GOVT 480 – Terrorism
  • GOVT 481 – Counter-Terrorism


As the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation and the largest university in Virginia, our mission is to train Champions for Christ. Through a minor in Homeland Security, you will learn interpersonal skills, leadership qualities, and an awareness of domestic issues that will equip you to be a leader in your career and in your life.

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