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Homeland Security

American Public University

2 months
285 USD/credit
285 USD/credit
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The Homeland Security BA course at the American Public University offers you a comprehensive education in the basics of terrorism, counterterrorism, hazard management, intelligence, and other components of national security. 


Course Details

Gain comprehensive knowledge in critical infrastructure protection, risk management, security management, national security, intelligence, legal and ethical issues, and border security with the Homeland Security BA course at the American Public University .

For those deeply committed to safeguarding our nation and communities, APU’s homeland security major examines both past and evolving homeland security concepts. You will explore interagency and intergovernmental relations, homeland security leadership, as well as U.S. homeland security strategy. Class activity may include preparing a briefing and developing a Red Cell analysis.

Expert faculty bring their real-world knowledge to this online homeland security bachelor degree program. Many are leaders in homeland security; local, state, and federal law enforcement; intelligence; customs and border patrol; and emergency management.

What You Will Do

  • Examine the historical and evolving concept of homeland security
  • Differentiate among various homeland security threats
  • Distinguish among and assess homeland security approaches and leadership
  • Focus on interagency relationships in formulating a comprehensive U.S. homeland security strategy

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Homeland Security Studies
  • Homeland Security and Defense
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Border and Coastal Security
  • Intelligence and Homeland Security
  • Homeland Security Legal and Ethical Issues

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.

$250 with military grant


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