Bachelor of Criminal Justice

Homeland Security & Terrorism

Online On Campus
Classes Start January 14, 2019
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 Bachelor of Criminal Justice (BCJ) degree program in Homeland Security & Terrorism helps you understand homeland security issues and challenges in an ever-evolving environment. While emphasizing terrorism, the program also teaches assessment and response planning for emergency situations at local, state and federal levels.

Your Homeland Security & Terrorism Program

Homeland security and terrorism are complex fields that can lead to a number of career paths. 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 homeland security and terrorism 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 7-week 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 Program For?

Protecting our nation is as real as it gets. Tiffin University’s homeland security and terrorism program was developed in direct response to real security threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations. The need for graduates who grasp the complexities of this field is clear and growing.


The time to complete one’s 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

  • Regional accreditations
  • No application fees
  • Flexible start dates
  • Accepts transfer credits
  • Ask about our military discount

Professional Fields

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


While it is extremely competitive to obtain such appointments, TU alumni have gone on to careers in these agencies:

  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Law Enforcement
  • Military
  • State Homeland Security

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