Associate Degree in Homeland Security
Build Your Career Safeguarding Americans with a Homeland Security Degree
Our associate degree in Homeland Security program will prepare you for some of the most intensive and important careers in the nation. A Homeland Security degree will arm you with the skills you need to safeguard your friends and neighbors, and protect the safety, security, and freedoms of all Americans.
In these challenging times, leaders and heroes step forward to bring order to the chaos. Goodwin College educates such professionals — those who run towards the danger, who put the lives of others ahead of their own. By enrolling in our Homeland Security program you will be prepared to make a life-altering difference during times of need.
This program will prepare you to fill positions vital to national, military, corporate, and personal security — throughout the country and the world. To be successful in the field, you will learn critical thinking, interpersonal communication, and negotiation skills.
Graduates have the option to continue on and complete their bachelor’s degree in Public Safety and Security at Goodwin.
Careers in Homeland Security Include:
- Computer Security
- Custom and Border Protection
- Cyber Crime Investigation
- Emergency Management
- Fire Science
- First Responder
Students must complete the Homeland Security major core courses with a minimum grade of "C-" in each course and a cumulative GPA of 2.3. Students must complete all portions of the Portfolio. The Portfolio documentation will include a Self-Assessment for each course and Self Reflection for each major project. Students can not complete the courses without submitting the related Portfolio documentation. In addition, students must complete all of the general graduation requirements as stated in the catalog.
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Find more information in the Academic Catalog