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Capella University's online Bachelor's in Homeland Security degree program prepares you to protect your country's citizens, land 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 program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Degree Outcomes

Our online Bachelor's in Homeland Security degree program prepares you 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, and U.S. marshal. Potential workplaces include: corporate security firm, government, homeland security agency, law enforcement agency, nonprofit organization, and private security firm.

For a More In-Depth Study

With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.

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 read up on our competency-based Prior Learning Assessment.