Online Homeland Security Degree

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

Examine the vital skills needed to protect our nation with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice with a Homeland Security and Emergency Management concentration from CTU. In this programs, students may work to develop an in-depth understanding of emergency management, technology, communications, intelligence, critical infrastructure, terrorism, and other knowledge.

Employment of emergency management directors is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 - 2026.1 The BSCJ-HEM degree could help you prepare to enter that field.

The BSCJ in Homeland Security and Emergency Management:

  • Has CTU Fast Track exams available - a series of mini modules designed to test your knowledge of key course objectives, offering the opportunity to earn college credit for what you already know
  • Is ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report for the fifth year in a row*

At CTU, students come first. Our flexible online course schedules are designed to help you to build a class schedule around your schedule. And with grants and scholarships available for those who qualify, a degree from CTU can be both achievable and affordable. Learn more below or fill out the form to speak with an admissions advisor.

US News Best Online Programs 2019 - Bachelor's

* CTU’s Online Bachelor’s programs are ranked among the Best by U.S. News and World Report.
Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org

CLASSES START

  • February 18, 2020
  • April 07, 2020
  • May 19, 2020

TOTAL CREDITS

93

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online
  • Colorado Springs

Program Details

  • Program Overview

    An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and regulations, and increased scrutiny of company finances will spur the job growth of accountants and auditors. Increasingly, accountants also are assuming the role of a personal financial advisor. In response to market demand, these financial specialists will offer more financial management and consulting services as they take on a greater advisory role.

    The Associate of Science in Accounting (ASACC) degree program is designed to equip graduates with a variety of basic accounting skills that will be useful in an entry level accounting position. The curriculum provides students with an opportunity to develop intellectual, interpersonal and communication skills needed to succeed in the business world.

     

    This program does not lead to additional licensure or certification.  As such, CTU has made no determination regarding prerequisites for licensure or certification in any state or jurisdiction.

  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics 4.5
    ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics 4.5
    ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5
     
    GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs 4.5
    or
    HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4.5
     
    LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life 4.5
    or
    LITR225 Innovation and Leadership In Literature
     
    MATH102 Introduction to College Math 4.5
    MATH106 Algebra for Business 4.5
    PSYC102 Introductory Psychology 4.5
    SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences 4.5
    SCI103 Science and Technology- Laboratory Course 1.5
    SCI201 Environmental Science and Sustainability 4.5
    SCI203 Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course 1.5
     
    UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5
    or
    HUMNELE Humanities Elective 4.5
    Total Credit Hours: 57
    Courses: Core
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    ACCT201 Accounting I 4
    ACCT202 Accounting II 4
    ACCT203 Accounting III 4
    ACCT210 Computerized Accounting 4
    ACCT225 Introduction to Tax 4
    IT254 Spreadsheet Applications 4
    MGM255 Management Fundamentals 4
    MGMT235 Business Law I 4
    UNIV201 Career Planning and Management 4
    Total Credit Hours: 36

    Total Credit Hours: 93

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1 Source: www.bls.gov/ooh/management/emergency-management-directors.htm, visited April 13, 2018.