Capella University

BS - Homeland Security

Pursue a homeland security career and help protect your country‘s citizens, lands, and property. This specialization focuses on managing public security in conjunction with federal resources. The curriculum includes course work on such topics as domestic and international terrorism; multijurisdictional coordination; and diplomatic, technological, and intelligence approaches to national security. A capstone project provides an opportunity to apply and demonstrate your leadership skills in the growing field of homeland security. People who choose this specialization may wish to pursue career advancement or deeper expertise in federal, state, or local security/enforcement agencies or to transition from the military into a civilian homeland security career.

The National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have designated Capella University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE).

An enrollment counselor can help you determine whether previous course work may transfer into our degree programs. Non-classroom learning may also be eligible for credit through our Prior Learning Assessment Process.

Concentrations: As part of this specialization, you can use your electives to earn a concentration in Security Management for no additional time or money.

Accreditation:

Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (312) 263-0456.

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