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Homeland Security

Program Overview

Would you like to aid in the protection of our country? With an ongoing threat to national security, there is a need for trained safety and security employees throughout the nation. Keiser University’s career-focused Associate and Bachelor of Arts degree programs in Homeland Security prepare students with the practical knowledge and skills to help ensure safety and resiliency for the local, state, and federal communities. 

Program Objectives

In the associate degree program, you will study the identification and handling of hazardous materials. You will also learn about acts of terrorism and the detailed response and recovery actions of Homeland Security agencies, which includes how laws and legislative actions give authority to the multiple agencies involved. 

In the bachelor's degree program, you will study management principles used in formulating emergency plans for many government agencies. You will learn how to prepare for, recognize, investigate, and respond to terrorist threats. Your courses will cover key topics such as the recognition and investigation of terrorism, catastrophic event response planning and critical infrastructure protection. 

Flexibility and Convenience

Earn your degree completely online, at one of our ground campuses or choose the hybrid option, which combines the convenience of online learning with face-to-face classroom instruction.

* On campus and hybrid options are available at select campus locations.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the A.A. in Homeland Security program may pursue entry-level positions in settings such as:

  • Local, state and federal law enforcement
  • Various positions within the Department of Homeland Security
  • Local, state and federal emergency management positions

In addition to the career opportunities above, graduates of the B.A. in Homeland Security program may pursue investigative positions in settings such as:

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • U.S. Secret Service
  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Contact Keiser University today to learn more about our Homeland Security program options!


Degree Levels Available:
Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Arts