Bachelor of Criminal Justice

Homeland Security & Terrorism

Online On Campus
Classes Start June 27 and August 22. Reserve your seat today!
Classes Start Six Times Per Year For Ultimate Flexibility

Goals and Course Topics

Secure the Homeland and Your Future

Protecting our nation is paramount to our citizens and critical infrastructure. The design of the criminal justice and homeland security degree is to provide you the opportunity to understand homeland security issues and challenges in the context of an ever-evolving environment. While terrorism is a key emphasis, the criminal justice and homeland security degree program also provides the opportunity to plan for and assess real-world situations from a multi-layered approach of local, state and federal response viewpoint.

Your Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Degree Program

Homeland security and terrorism are complex fields that can lead to a number of career paths. Criminal justice and homeland security degree classes teach students to devise strategies using state, local and national instruments of power against threats, construct security and response plans, apply research to criminal justice concepts, identify and prioritize risk and communicate within all levels of government.

Practical Education

The Tiffin University criminal justice and homeland security degree program teaches the fundamental values and purposes of criminal justice in American society. It prepares students for entry level administrative and advocacy positions.


Online: Two terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July, August and October

On Campus: 15-week semester starting in January and August

Who Is This Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Degree For?

Protecting our nation is as real as it gets. Tiffin University’s criminal justice and homeland security degree program was developed in direct response to real security threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations.

The need for college graduates with a grasp of the complexities associated with homeland security and terrorism is clear. This innovative major affords you the chance to hone your professional interests while acquiring traditional skill sets needed to succeed in the 21st century.


The time to complete one’s criminal justice and homeland security degree is dependent on the number of hours transferring in. Tiffin University strives to transfer in as much transfer credit for students as possible. With this said, in order for credit to transfer, one must have earned a “C” or better in the course.

At a Glance

Professional Fields

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Local, State and Federal Law Enforcement
  • Office of Inspector General
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • U.S. Immigration and Naturalization
  • U.S. Secret Service

TU alumni have gone on to careers in these agencies:

  • U.S. Secret Service (three TU students hired in 2019)
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Law Enforcement
  • Military
  • State Homeland Security

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