BA in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security Specialization
To meet a growing national demand in our global society, the School of Education & Social Services has designed a forward-thinking homeland security online degree.
This liberal arts-based program enhances the effectiveness of working professionals, provides a foundation for advancement to administrative levels, and prepares students for graduate study in criminal justice administration and related fields.
Homeland security online degree courses explore:
- The modern Middle East
- Legal issues in counter-terrorism
- Local responses to terrorism
- Exploitable weaknesses in terrorist organizations
Field placements are available to all students without prior criminal justice-related professional experience. Placements and possible future employment opportunities are offered with agencies such as the U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Customs, Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. District Court, and Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
One of the leading military colleges in the United States, Saint Leo University has been educating criminal justice professionals for nearly four decades. In the Catholic spirit, we base our criminal justice model on a steadfast moral consciousness that recognizes the dignity, value, and gifts of all people.