Interested in helping to protect against natural disasters, terrorism and other threats on the local, state or national level? An online degree in homeland security will get you started. The attacks of September 11th and more recently the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina illustrate the need for dedicated, intelligent individuals to be well skilled in homeland security and emergency preparedness.
While many homeland security degree programs vary, specialization can range from digital and information security, to terrorism intelligence, emergency preparedness and management. For a student with no background in criminal justice or law enforcement, introductory courses in criminal justice may be required.
Courses in homeland security generally include the following:
- emergency management
- disaster recovery
- WMD/hazardous materials
Whether you are looking to start an exciting new career in homeland security or to advance in your current law enforcement career, an online homeland security degree is the perfect solution.
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