Career Opportunities

Homeland security offers a diverse a range of employment opportunities. Graduates of EKU’s online homeland security program have a competitive edge in the job market and are prepared to work in a number of private and public sectors.

Possible job opportunities include:

  • Border protection
  • Immigration and customs   
  • Transportation security   
  • Infrastructure protection
  • U.S. Coast Guard 
  • Emergency management
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation 
  • U.S. Secret Service
  • Air marshals
  • Military services
  • Corporate security
  • Intelligence community

Advanced education is increasingly important in the diverse fields that make up homeland security. EKU offers one of the few programs in the nation based on curriculum developed by the Homeland Security and Defense Education Consortium and the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security.