Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
Answer the Call to Prepare, Respond, and Lead
When disaster strikes, it takes highly skilled, well-trained personnel to implement plans, manage resources, and get aid to where it’s needed most. A bachelor’s degree in homeland security from Concordia University provides leadership in emergency training and will give you the critical thinking and ethical decision-making skills you need for careers in TSA, border patrol, Secret Service, maritime security, Coast Guard, FEMA, and more. In addition to emergency management, this degree will make you a viable candidate for careers in public health, risk management, cyber security, and intelligence.
Concordia University’s Homeland Security program is unique in the field for its focus. You will examine the underlying concepts that give rise to threats and vulnerabilities, concepts that will universally apply to threat actors and civilizations today… and tomorrow. This “future proofs” your degree from Concordia, ensuring continued applicability and relevance in an ever-changing landscape of threats and hazards. The program is timely and relevant, is taught by seasoned security and emergency professionals, and is offered in a highly flexible online format.
"As a veteran and someone interested in public safety, I enrolled in Concordia’s Homeland Security program because the instructors have experience in the field in addition to their academic credentials. The coursework is informative and intellectually challenging, and the instructors are always ready to help."
– Pat Dean, Student