18 months
615 USD/credit
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Liberty University can offer you an exciting opportunity to advance your career in the critical area of homeland security through our 100% online Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security degree. 

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This online degree in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security from Liberty University is specifically designed to train criminal justice professionals for leadership roles in the administration and management of homeland security organizations and the execution of homeland security responsibilities at all levels of government.

Liberty’s master’s in criminal justice – homeland security degree online will prepare you to serve as a valuable asset, armed with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in being a protector of America’s security and future.

Why Choose Liberty’s Master’s in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security Degree Online?

If you are seeking to study under highly qualified professors in the field of homeland security and want to take your training in criminal justice to the next level, then Liberty University’s online master’s in criminal justice – homeland security degree is for you! We have made it our mission to provide our students with quality education and constant support in pursuit of their degree. Since this program is 100% online, you can complete your homeland security courses according to your needs and schedule.

You will be able to choose between a thesis and a non-thesis track with this online homeland security degree in criminal justice. Students who want opportunities to develop original scholarship that extends beyond the scope of their coursework and addresses significant areas of need in the disciplines of public policy and criminal justice should choose to complete the thesis track of this degree program. Completing a thesis is the perfect way to take the knowledge gained from your homeland security courses and apply that training to the criminal justice field through critical analysis and problem-solving.

We created the Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security degree to offer criminal justice professionals an advanced degree that focuses on both the criminal justice context and professional administration therein. If you are seeking a terminal degree in criminal justice or public administration, then you will find this master’s degree to be a helpful stepping-stone.

What Careers Can You Pursue with an Online Homeland Security Degree?

This homeland security degree was designed to lead you to a career to protect and serve your community.

Potential career fields include:

  • Counterterrorism
  • Domestic and international terrorism
  • Citizenship and immigration services
  • Transportation security

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Homeland Security
  • Homeland Security Organization and Administration
  • Legal Issues in Homeland Security

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    615 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    615 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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