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Study Homeland Security

Earn a degree. Protect. Serve.

Homeland security is a wide field that includes fighting terrorism in general, counterterrorism, intelligence, critical infrastructure protection, disaster preparedness and response, cybersecurity, and terrorist financing.

As a DeSales Homeland Security student, you'll be equipped with the skills to succeed from industry-experienced faculty. You'll be taught to act ethically in the most trying situations.

As a DeSales Homeland Security graduate, you'll be prepared for positions in counterterrorism and intelligence, law enforcement, emergency and risk management, business continuity, cyber terrorism, and many other areas.

You'll get the hands-on training and skills employers are looking in field of homeland security.

A one-of-a-kind Center for Homeland Security.

Faculty with intense, real-world experience.

Unparalleled student opportunities.

Counterterrorism and intelligence.

Emergency and risk management.

Business continuity.

Law enforcement.

Cyber terrorism.

Protect and serve.

A Homeland Security degree from DeSales University.

Courses include:

• Introduction to Homeland Security

• Terrorism and Counterterrorism

• Critical Infrastructure Protection

• Intelligence and Security

• Cybercrime & Cyberterrorism

• Digital Forensics


Homeland security class taught by experienced faculty at DeSales

As a DeSales Homeland Security major, you'll receive unprecedented hands-on training and collaboration opportunities with faculty who have extensive field experience. 

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The Center for Homeland Security (CHS)

Unique to the region, The CHS inspires homeland security students and professionals with education, training, and networking opportunities that are hands-on, science-based, and practitioner-informed.
The Center for Homeland Security

Office of Financial Aid - Here to Help

We'll guide you to make the best choices to fund your education at DeSales University. We can help make your college expenses affordable through a combination of grants, loans, student employment, and scholarship resources. 

DeSales Financial Aid Office
610.282.1100, ext. 1287
Fax: 610.282.0131
Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Kwamaine Blake Homeland Security Student
The instructor's stories are exciting to listen to and they relate to real world scenarios. I believe the homeland security program and certifications will help me become successful to make a difference. The experience you get at DeSales University is like no other.
Kwamaine Blake
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As a Catholic University founded on Salesian values, we strive to instill the core values of purpose, respect, humility, compassion, honesty, and responsibility into our academically strong degree programs.  

Students and parents alike are drawn to our welcoming atmosphere. Upon entering our 480-acre campus in bucolic Saucon Valley, you’ll discover a supportive environment that fosters personal growth and a spirit of community.

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