Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security and Emergency Management

If you are looking to build on your experience in areas related to public safety, or you’re just starting out and would like to play a role in the vital effort to protect our nation of over 300 million people, this program can help you learn what it takes. CTU's Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security and Emergency Management program was developed with guidance from the Center for Homeland Defense and Security, Naval Postgraduate School.

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CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org

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  • Total Credits 

    182
  • Program Availability

    Online | Colorado Springs | Denver

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  • Courses

    Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    CJUS261Ethics in Criminal Justice4.5
    ENGL101Composition and Critical Thinking4.5
    ENGL103Composition: Writing and Research4.5
    COMS201Technical and Professional Writing4.5
    IT102Computers and Information Technology Literacy4.5
    GOVT201American Government and Public Affairs4.5
    LITR201Literature: A Reflection of Life4.5
    MATH102Introduction to College Math4.5
    MATH106Algebra for Business4.5
    PSYC102Introductory Psychology4.5
    SCI101Introduction to the Sciences4.5
    SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course1.5
    SOCL102Introductory Sociology4.5
    SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability4.5
    SCI203Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course1.5
    UNIV104Academic and Career Success4.5
    Total Credit Hours:66
    Courses: Core
    CJUS141Introduction to Criminal Justice4
    CJUS254Introduction to Homeland Security4
    CJUS290Criminal Law4
    CJUS343Criminology4
    CJUS375Criminal Procedure4
    HLS110Terrorism: Origins, Ideologies and Goals4
    HLS120Introduction to Emergency Management4
    HLS200Introduction to Homeland Security Strategy4
    HLS210Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management Technologies and Applications4
    HLS300HR and Administrative Issues in Homeland Security and Emergency Management4
    HLS305Understanding Critical Infrastructures4
    HLS310Comparative Approaches to Event Management4
    HLS315Interagency Relationships in Homeland Security4
    HLS320Private Sector Role in Homeland Security4
    HLS325Research Methodology and Policy Analysis4
    HLS330Advanced Application of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Technologies4
    HLS340Emergent Topics in Homeland Security and Emergency Management4
    HLS350Introduction to Intelligence4
    HLS360Counterintelligence4
    HLS400Constitutional Law and Public Policy Analysis4
    HLS410The Psychology of Fear Management and Terrorism4
    HLS420Strategic Planning and Budgeting for Homeland Security and Emergency Management4
    HLS430Planning for Homeland Security and Emergency Management4
    HLS450Local Emergency Management and Civil Preparedness4
    HLS460Advanced Application of Intelligence in Homeland Security4
    HLS470Evaluating Risk in Critical Infrastructure4
    HLS480Knowledge Into Practice: Communications and Emergency Planning4
    MGMT115Introductory Business Practices4
    UNIV201Career Planning and Management4
    Total Credit Hours:116

    Total Credit Hours: 182

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    Students in CTU bachelor's degree programs may bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. CTU Fast Track™ lets students earn college credit for what they already know. As a result, students can complete their degree up to 30% faster. Just as important, by passing multiple Fast Track exams, students can save up to 30% on tuition because they won’t have to pay for the classes they test out of. There’s no additional cost for the exams and no penalty if a student fails to pass.*

    Take a look at the list of current Fast Track courses and see how many courses you may be able to earn credit for.

    *The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track™ tests successfully passed. Fast Track™ program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money. Courses eligible subject to change.

  • Outcomes

    If you want to achieve more in your career, you have to own every opportunity— starting with the right Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree. Potential career paths for those who earn a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice in Homeland Security and Emergency Management include:1

    • Compliance Manager
    • Security Manager
    • Senior Program Manager
    • Program Manager
    • Project Administrator
    • Project Leader
    • Laboratory Manager
    • Team Leader
    • Project Lead

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