Vincennes University’s Homeland Security Department is ranked among the best in the nation.
You can earn a degree on our Vincennes campus or online and be well prepared to serve on the frontlines of protecting our nation and its people.
Job opportunities abound in this essential and growing field.
BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
Associate degree holders have the ability to earn a bachelor’s in Homeland Security and Public Safety with a concentration in cyber and I.T. security online or on-campus.
Locations where this degree is offered:
Vincennes Campus Online Arkansas California - NBC California - NBSD California - NMC Florida Georgia Nevada Washington
What can I expect during my time at VU?
The BS in homeland security empowers students to work in careers such as network administrators, cyber security analysts, security specialists, or IT Technicians
This stackable degree can be completed in two years (2+2)
VU’s affordable tuition allows you to graduate with less debt
Scholarships and financial aid is available to qualified students
VU is nationally recognized for IT programs and ‘best value’ by UniversityHQ. The ranking considered tuition cost, financial aid availability, customization options, type of program offered, and other “wow” factors.
What can I do with this degree?
Help plan, implement, upgrade, and monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and work to safeguard information. Assess system vulnerabilities for security risks and propose and implement risk mitigation strategies. Ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. Respond to computer security breaches and viruses. This versatile degree is ideal for those wanting to pursue a career in Information Technology as a Network Administrator, Cyber Security Analyst, Security Specialist, or I.T. Technician. Careers in information technology and cyber security are in high demand. There are abundant job opportunities inside computer companies, consulting firms, businesses of all sizes, hospitals, schools, financial companies and more.
Is this degree accredited?
Vincennes University's institutional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the specialized accreditations and approvals obtained by various programs are located on our Accreditation and Licensure page.
Vincennes University recognizes the importance of programmatic licensure, ensuring that graduates meet the requirements set by professional licensing boards. By adhering to rigorous standards and seeking recognition from accrediting bodies, Vincennes University demonstrates its dedication to offering quality education and preparing students for successful careers.