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BS Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Homeland Security specialization


Capella University's online Bachelor's degree in Homeland Security prepares you to protect your country's citizens, lands and property. This program focuses on managing public security in conjunction with federal resources, and covers topics such as domestic and international terrorism; multijurisdictional coordination; and diplomatic, technological and intelligence approaches to national security.

To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Degree Outcomes

With your Bachelor's in Homeland Security from Capella, you'll learn to manage domestic risks and operational systems, analyze terroristic threats to domestic security, and resolve complex problems in domestic security threats. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Bachelor's in Homeland Security include border patrol agent, citizen and immigration service assistant, detention and removal assistant, drug enforcement agent, immigration information officer, import specialist, intelligence analyst, screening analyst, transportation security inspector or U.S. marshal. Potential workplaces include: corporate security firm, government, homeland security agency, law enforcement agency, nonprofit organization or private security firm.

Capella also provides you the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific knowledge area by earning a program concentration that will be included on your transcript and can enhance your career opportunities.

To learn more, call 1.866.933.5839 or email an enrollment counselor. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor who is trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.

Earn credit for what you already know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor or visit our competency-based prior learning assessment.