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Online Homeland Security-Related Degrees

Meet the growing demand for homeland security professionals by earning your degree today.

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Today, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employs approximately 240,000 people in an effort to reduce the vulnerabilities of the American people and minimize the impact of catastrophic events such as terrorism, cyber attacks, pandemics, natural disasters, and other emergencies.

Explore our online degree programs and discover how earning your degree can lead you to a job in homeland security. Our programs are designed to:

  • Advance your career and increase your salary.
  • Accommodate your current commitments with a flexible format.
  • Allow you to focus on a specialization that meets your goals.

Grants, Scholarships, and Tuition Savings

Let us help support you on your educational journey with more than $60 million in total tuition savings. Contact one of our enrollment advisors at 855-203-5779 to learn more.

More about our online programs

Opportunities in homeland security are available all over the U.S. You can work for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; other federal, state, or local agencies; and even private and nonprofit organizations. Job areas include, but are not limited to:*

  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Mission support (medical, human resources, budget, etc.)
  • Law enforcement
  • Immigration and travel security
  • Prevention and response
  • Policy and law
  • Business continuity planning
  • Intelligence analysis
  • Infrastructure protection
  • Law enforcement
  • Emergency management, planning, and preparedness
  • Cyber security/information security
  • Physical security
  • Scientific research

*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

Manage your education expenses with:

  • Convenient monthly payment plans that allow you to pay tuition in installments with no interest.*
  • Multiple payment plan options, including some that can be combined with school loan programs (if available in your country of residence).*
*Additional conditions may apply. Some payment plans are offered through third-party services. Contact your enrollment advisor for details.

You may be eligible to receive transfer credit toward your program, enabling you to earn your degree faster. An enrollment advisor will work with you to identify what credit you can transfer based on your work experience, prior education, life experiences, and more.

  • First, we will help you obtain transcripts from any previous institution you have attended.
  • Then, we will carefully review your previous coursework to maximize the number of credits we can apply toward your Walden program of study.
  • You will receive a transfer credit pre-evaluation within three business days, including a summary of the courses eligible for transfer.
Let us help support you on your educational journey. We offer students millions in total tuition savings annually. Contact one of our enrollment advisors by calling to learn more.

Why study at Walden?

Mark Maxwell

"The Walden system is designed to allow the students to connect and to really form partnerships and friendships that go beyond the Internet."

Mark Maxwell | PhD in Public Policy and Administration Graduate