Image Man Sitting in Front of Bank of Computer Screens

Homeland Security Bachelor's Degree

Make a positive impact in your community and protect your country as a homeland security professional.   EKU’s 100% online homeland security degree focuses on the three pillars of homeland security: disaster management, intelligence studies, and security operations. The program prepares students with the critical skills needed to begin or advance a fulfilling career in homeland security.

 

At-A-Glance

Format: 100% online
Credit Hours: 120 hours
Tuition: $409 per credit hour
                  $250 per credit hour for active duty military
Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 90 hours*
Career Options: Customs agent, border patrol agent, asylum officer, FBI agent, CIA agent, intelligence analyst, transportation security official, forensic auditor, policy analyst, IT-cyber security specialist, INS officer, security program support specialist, counterterrorism analyst, critical infrastructure analyst, IT specialist, air marshal, telecommunications specialist, transportation security screener         

* A minimum of 30 credit hours must be completed with EKU

Enhance your degree with a minor or certificate
Select from a wide range of minors, allowing you to explore interests or make use of prior credits.

You can also choose from numerous undergraduate certificates in specialty areas that complement and enhance your homeland security major as you work toward your degree.

What sets our program apart?
Rooted in best practices and evolving technology, EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as emergency management, physical security, critical infrastructure protection, risk analysis, homeland security technology, and disaster preparedness and response.

  • Accelerated 8-week terms
  • Courses begin 6 times per year
  • Generous credit transfer policy
  • Reduced tuition for active duty service members
  • No campus visits required
  • Quality courses from respected faculty who teach the same classes online and on-campus
  • Personal advisors stay with you from application to graduation
  • Free online tutoring and career services assistance
  • Study anytime, from anywhere
  • Dynamic, supportive learning environment
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best universities offering online degrees

Why choose EKU?
EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.