The Program in Depth

Successful completion of AIU’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program with a Specialization in Homeland Security and Crisis Management can provide students with an industry-focused look at the relationship between police agencies and the communities they serve.

You Can Learn How to:

  • Apply foundational knowledge of homeland security & crisis management across a range of disciplines.
  • Conduct risk analysis and create emergency plans and strategic communications for homeland security & crisis management.
  • Demonstrate foundational knowledge of laws, national security and public policies governing homeland security and crisis management.
  • Apply research and analysis of homeland security & crisis management issues.
  • Demonstrate foundational knowledge of technology and critical infrastructure protection as they apply to homeland security & crisis management.
  • Apply key research areas on terrorism, counter-terrorism and natural disaster concepts of homeland security & crisis management through various scenarios.
  • Apply concepts of ethics and diversity as they relate to homeland security & crisis management.

Some Courses You'll Take

At AIU, more of the courses you take will be in your field of interest, on average, than at other similar schools. For our bachelor’s degree program in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Homeland Security and Crisis Management, your classes can include:

  • Foundations of Crisis Management

    This course introduces students to various concepts and strategies involved in crisis management. Students will learn of different types of disasters ...

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  • Terrorism and Homeland Security

    This course presents an overview of the key security issues facing the United States in both the areas of Homeland Security and Terrorism. It introduc...

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  • Critical Infrastructures

    Understanding the concepts pertaining to critical infrastructure in fighting terrorism is a core component of Homeland Security studies. The student w...

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