Homeland Security (Minor)
Why study homeland security?
Homeland security is one of the most dynamic and in-demand professional fields. Studying the subject will give you a deep understanding of emergency response, manmade disasters, natural disasters, and terrorism.
- Cybercrime investigations
- Emergency management
- Intelligence policy
- Security leadership
All homeland security minors are encouraged to participate in an internship. Often, these internships take place at police departments, private security agencies, probation departments or sheriff’s offices.
- Emergency response agencies (such as FEMA)
- Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies
- Private sector emergency response agencies
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Prepare for your future
A homeland security minor will equip you with the skills employers value most: communicating your ideas, analyzing a problem, and working with others to find a solution. In a job market that’s evolving faster than ever, you'll have the knowledge and tools to succeed in a variety of fields.