Undergrad Certificate - Homeland Security

September 11th increased the demand for security and terrorism experts to protect U.S. and global communities. With Saint Leo’s 18-credit hour Homeland Security Certificate, you’ll become an expert on international and domestic terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, law enforcement ethics and law, and Middle Eastern political, religious and economic forces.

Graduates pursue careers in the Department of Homeland Security, specializing in counterterrorism, border security, disaster management, immigration and cybersecurity. They also work in law enforcement, private security and security-related positions at the local, state or federal government levels.

Professional development opportunities

  • Internships: Find an internship close to home or work, or with federal agencies such as the U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Customs, Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. District Court and Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
  • FBI National Academy Associates: Saint Leo is an approved educational partner by the FBI National Academy Associates.
  • Military-friendly prestige: Ranked among the nation's most military-friendly institutions by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education magazines, Saint Leo University has been educating criminal justice professionals for more than three decades.