Homeland Security
Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Advance Your Homeland Security Career

The need for qualified security professionals is expanding at the local, state, and federal level.

The Real Penn State — Online

Courses are flexible, allowing you to continue working in your current profession.

Degree and Certificate Options

Pick the specialization best suited to your career choice.


Penn State World Campus students can optionally supplement their degree with a minor.

World Campus is Penn State
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The curriculum was very relevant to my day-to-day job. I learned how to work with people through a number of group projects that included delegating work, coordinating meetings across multiple time zones, and working and leading a diverse group of personalities.
— Jacob Meissner, Master of Professional Studies in Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations