The need for qualified security professionals is expanding within the federal government's Department of Homeland Security as well as at state and local levels. Take advantage of these opportunities by earning your homeland security degree or certificate online through Penn State World Campus. A variety of specializations are available, so you can pick the one best suited to your career choice. Courses are flexible, allowing you to continue working in your current profession, and they are taught by the same faculty who teach on campus at Penn State. The degree or certificate you receive will be the same as one earned by a resident student. Choose a program to learn more.