Immediately Apply New Skills

Getting an online degree in homeland security and management will give you the skills you need to:

  • Examine the nature of and responses to natural disasters, terrorism, and national security
  • Conduct investigations, assess public and private security vulnerabilities, and propose appropriate solutions
  • Review intra-agency communication and cooperation strategies in homeland security and emergency management
  • Understand the causes of crime and its effect on society
  • Comprehend how different arms of the U.S. criminal justice system (police, courts and corrections) work together at the federal, state and local levels
  • Apply ethical thinking and judgment to a wide range of criminal justice situations; discussions of relevant ethical issues are included in every criminal justice course
  • Build leadership skills that can help you stand out and advance in your career
  • Identify the increasingly complex and powerful technologies used in fighting crime
  • Communicate effectively, share information, persuade others, and manage conflicts
  • Think critically, to effectively investigate crimes, enforce laws, and implement corrections