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Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security

Find yourself on the front lines of this in-demand field when you earn your Bachelor's Degree in Homeland Security at Wichita State University.

Online Bachelor’s Degree in Homeland Security

The fully online BS in Homeland Security meets the growing U.S. demand for employees with expertise in the security field by preparing you for employment in operational, management and policy roles. If you’re just beginning your bachelor’s degree, you can complete the full program completely online. If your goal is to finish what you’ve started, transfer credits are accepted from regionally accredited institutions.

How much will it cost?
Wichita State Online students pay in-state tuition regardless of where they live. The cost of tuition varies depending on degree, credits, and courses. Visit the tuition page for more information.
How long will it take?

The time to completion depends on your schedule and transfer credits.

What will transfer?

You may transfer credits from other regionally accredited institutions. Work with your online academic advisor to develop a plan of study that will help you finish your degree online.

Transfer Gateway: A tool that will let you estimate how many credits will transfer to your desired degree program at Wichita State.

What is required for admissions?

Application Requirement: 

See admission criteria to fit your individual admission type (Freshman, Transfer, Adult Learner, etc.) at www.wichita.edu/requirements



Shocker Student Approved

HLS Student 1

Kylee Reyes

"The Homeland Security classes at WSU provide an in-depth look at all aspects of Homeland Security. The discussions with classmates and input from instructors are very interesting and something that I look forward to weekly. The online course structure is flexible enough that I can work a full-time job and pursue my degree. The Homeland Security classes are the best classes that I have ever taken and have provided me with the confidence that this career field is for me. "

HLS Student 2

Daquane Spikes

“I was extremely excited to find out WSU offers a degree in Homeland Security. The program provides key aspects of emergency management, risk assessment and border security. The topics are insightful and represent how far we’ve come as a nation. Taking classes online has allowed me to focus on my career while also furthering my education. I look forward to what the future holds at WSU.”

HLS Student 3

Dakota Schupp

"My experience in WSU’s Homeland Security program has been very positive.  The professors I have had are experienced and knowledgeable, and are clearly passionate about the program, which has rubbed off on me.  The learning material and discussions are challenging but are worth the satisfaction that comes with knowing I’m gaining knowledge and perspective I will use to make a positive impact on my country in my future law enforcement career."