MinorHomeland Security

Wichita State’s online minor in homeland security provides students with a basic background in timely national security issues and is a useful addition to many majors—from criminal justice and forensic science to pre-law and political science—and careers in the security industry at the operational, management and policy levels.

Learn how Homeland Security is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To take courses in the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State. For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.


This 18-credit-hour minor consists of one core course, Introduction to Homeland Security, and five additional courses based on your interests and career goals.


The minor in Homeland Security at Wichita State will help you start or advance your career in the public or private sector in areas such as:

  • Intelligence
  • Federal Emergency Management
  • Immigration and Customs
  • Federal Law Enforcement
  • Transportation Security Administration
  • National Security
  • Military Service

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