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Criminal Justice (Homeland Security), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 42 months
    Duration
Online
Liberty University 100% online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (Homeland Security) degree can help you develop your professional skills and understand the delicate internal workings of the Department of Homeland Security. 
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Overview

At Liberty University, we have created Criminal Justice (Homeland Security) with your success in mind — providing a strong foundational knowledge of the skills necessary to serve and protect your community and country. Designed to be completed in 4 years or less and available 100% online, this program will allow you to continue to work while going to college.

What Careers Can You Pursue with a Bachelor’s Degree in Homeland Security?

The homeland security degree is designed to lead you to a career to protect and serve your community. Potential career fields include:

  • Counterterrorism
  • Cybersecurity
  • Domestic and international terrorism
  • Citizenship and immigration services
  • Transportation security

Accreditation

Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 42 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Incident Command System/Emergency Planning 
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Criminal Investigations

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Admission application
  • Application fee
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form
  • A High School Self-Certification form
  • Proof of English proficiency

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    455 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 455 USD per credit and a duration of 42 months.
  • National

    455 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 455 USD per credit and a duration of 42 months.
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Funding

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