Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security Degree

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security

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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security

Overview
What You Will Learn
Careers
Benefits
Military

Are you looking for a career that will help you protect and serve your country while also making a positive impact on those around you? If this is a passion of yours, or you are seeking to further your understanding of the internal workings of the criminal justice system, Liberty University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice is an excellent degree option for you!   

Our online flexible and affordable criminal justice classes were designed with your success in mind. With coursework that is engrained in biblical principles, you will grow in your walk with Christ as you gain the knowledge and skills needed to excel in your career.  

With the in-demand skills and training you will gain in our bachelor’s in criminal justice degree, you can fulfill your dream of a career in:

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

Liberty’s undergraduate criminal justice bachelor’s degree is available 100% online. That means you can stay active with your current commitments while gaining in-demand skills in:

  • Incident Command System and Emergency Planning
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Behavioral Dimensions of Disaster
  • Criminology

The Homeland Security Degree was designed to lead you to a career to protect and serve your community. 

Potential career fields include:

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

At Liberty University, we are committed to promoting excellence in every online degree program. You can be confident that the criminal justice degree you earn from Liberty is preparing you for the real world both spiritually and professionally.

  • By earning your B.S. in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security Degree program from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in the field.
  • Our program ranked top 5 for “Best Online Homeland Security Degree Programs” according to BestColleges.com!
  • Ranked as one of the top affordable online colleges by AffordableColleges.com, Liberty University’s online tuition rates have not risen in four years!
  • As an online student, you will have the opportunity to network with leaders, policymakers, and experts in Homeland Security from across the country.

Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

  • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/retirees
  • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
  • Current Department of Defense employees

We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education degree by offering you the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Generous Discount for Active Duty Law Enforcement and Other First Responders

Liberty University is committed to providing world-class education and aims to help students achieve their educational goals, in whatever way we can. The First Responder discount was created to take some of the financial burdens of tuition off of the men and woman who work in public service. As Liberty University’s way of saying ‘Thank You,’ we proudly provide you with the following benefits:

  • A 25% tuition discount
  • Opportunity for college credit for training and life experience.
  • Personalized service throughout your educational journey.
  • Potential stacking with other tuition benefits.

 

120

Credit Hours

3.5

Years (Avg.)

Class Type

100% Online, 8 Week Courses

Transfer Credits

Up to 75% can be transferred to Liberty

Next Start Date

Jun 24, 2019

Accreditation

Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

 

Experience that Matters to You

As a fully accredited Christian college with a 7,000+-acre campus in Lynchburg, Va., Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.

At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 30+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.

And what’s that?

  • Affordability
  • Accessibility
  • Academic Quality

These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.

Gold Medal School of Distinction Liberty University

We’re now ranked in the top 1% of online schools and universities for affordability, accessibility, and academic quality.

– by BestColleges.com

Why Choose Liberty University?

Enjoy Flexible Courses

Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!

* excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs

Maximize Your Time

Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.

Grow in Your Faith

All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective and our faculty sees themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.

Access Academic Support

Throughout your educational journey you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.

Liberty’s online courses give you the ability to choose when and where you study.

Why We’re Nonprofit

As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.

While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university and has not increased tuition in four straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.

For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is the valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.

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Tuition Comparison

Tuition amounts are for an entire degree and all tuition rates and credit hour requirements are based on data published on competitor’s websites as of 11/28/18. Therefore, this information is believed but not guaranteed to be accurate. All tuition data and credit hour requirements are for online programs. Individual institutions may charge additional fees above published tuition costs. Rates are subject to change.

Financing Options

Financial Aid

87% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid.

Corporate Tuition Assistance

Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay for your classes.

Tuition Discounts

Available for: Military service members, including active duty, retired, veterans, and their spouses. Also available to first responders.

Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.