BA Criminal Justice Homeland Security

Gain specialized knowledge in homeland security and a fundamental understanding of criminal justice, 100% online.


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Overview

Our BA in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Homeland Security combines a broad liberal arts education with career-specific criminal justice and homeland security courses. This program, available 100% online, explores multiple aspects of homeland security, including the detection, investigation, interception and mitigation of threats to our nation’s infrastructure and security.

What You'll Learn

In our BA in Criminal Justice Homeland Security, you will develop foundational knowledge of law enforcement, corrections and criminal justice by analyzing factors such as due process, victimology, prevention and use of force. You also will assess risks and hazards in order to develop effective response plans for natural disasters, terrorist attacks and other public safety threats. See sample curriculum here. Find textbooks and materials required for each specific term.

Accreditation

Florida Institute of Technology is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist and doctoral degrees.

Careers

Our BA in Criminal Justice Homeland Security prepares you for professional opportunities with public agencies at the local, state and federal levels, as well as with private-sector organizations. Areas of career focus within homeland security may include prevention and response, infrastructure protection, emergency management and mission support. Potential career paths include FBI special agent and transportation security officer.

Time to Complete

8

Weeks per class

41

Total classes

4

Years to complete