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Minneapolis - Homeland Security Program Outlines

Homeland Security and Public Safety Programs

A Herzing University degree in Homeland Security and Public Safety can be applied to many careers within the security, emergency, and law enforcement fields. Students who begin with an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice and can then roll their credits into either the Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security and Public Safety or the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program. Or, students can enroll directly into the bachelor degree program and finish it in as little as three years.

Homeland Security and Public Safety Program Comparison Chart

Program availability varies by location.

Associate and Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice6020
Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security and Public Safety With No Minor or Concentration12236
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice With a Concentration in Homeland Security12236
*Average number of months for students to complete program

Associate and Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

Students gain the academic foundation of general education courses as well develop career capabilities in areas such as intelligence data analysis, criminalistics, forensics and emergency management. Graduates have a well-rounded approach to working within the public safety sector and are prepared for entry-level positions in all related career fields. Download Program Course Sheet

Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security and Public Safety with No Minor or Concentration

This degree program is designed to prepare professionals who will be responsible for identifying potential terrorist targets and maintaining public safety. The core courses in homeland security, public safety, and criminal justice are completed in this degree as well as an individual capstone project. It also allows students who have taken many courses at a different institution to transfer more credits. Download Program Course Sheet

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Homeland Security

Designed for those who do not wish to transfer a large number of previous college credits, students in this degree program move beyond the core criminal justice and homeland security and public safety programs with coursework in criminal psychology and investigation, narcotics and financial crimes. Download Program Course Sheet

The information below reflects aggregated data from all of the Herzing University campuses that have students enrolled in the specified program in the specified time period. The information does not reflect data regarding individual campuses unless only one campus had students to report. The reporting period used to obtain this data was 7/1/2012-6/30/2013. If there were less than 10 graduates in a program, median loan debt and on-time completion data were not disclosed for that program to protect the privacy of those students. Tuition and length may vary by campus location. Ranges could not be input for tuition and length, therefore tuition and length reported are the highest tuition rates and longest program length to encompass all campuses. For information regarding specific campus tuition please refer to . For a more detailed description of how the data was calculated please refer to the Disclosure Methodology located here .

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