The Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Department is pleased to offer 2 different options for students wishing to pursue undergraduate studies:
- the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice,
- the Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security - Beginning Fall 2016
These 2 options allow students to tailor their studies to their individual needs and career goals. Both options offer some web based courses and some face-to-face classroom based courses. Web based classes offer access worldwide and 24/7. Classroom based courses allow for hands on learning in areas such as criminal investigation, cybercrime, forensic ballistics, etc.
The Degree Options:
The Bachelor of Science in CJ is a general Criminal justice degree with sets of electives catering to interests in policing, corrections, victim services and other areas of Criminal Justice.
The Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security is a specialized degree focusing on aspects of Homeland security ranging from government restructuring through disaster preparedness, terrorism, and crisis management.
How to Choose:
Any degree option is a good choice, however students should consider their long term career goals and personal interests when making a choice.
The Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security begins in the Fall 2016 semester. Applications are now being accepted.
For current students wishing to switch to this degree plan, please see an advisor today.