2019 Most Affordable Homeland Security Degrees Online

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For less than $16,000 per year, these 25 schools offer affordable online homeland security degrees. Clayton State University, ranked #1, offers the lowest tuition for its BAS in Homeland Security/Emergency Management. Tuition for this program is $6,060 per year. Ranked #2, the American Public University System offers 17 online bachelor's degrees in homeland security at a tuition rate of $8,100 annually. The average tuition of these ranked schools is $12,276 per year.

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Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 Clayton State University $6,060
#2 #2 American Public University System $8,100
#3 #3 Southern New Hampshire University Online $9,600
#4 #4 Thomas Edison State University $9,967
#5 (tie) #5 (tie) SUNY College of Technology at Canton $10,633
#5 (tie) #5 (tie) SUNY Empire State College $10,633
#7 #7 Arizona State University $10,644
#8 #8 Trident University International $11,550
#9 #9 Liberty University $11,700
#10 #10 Park University $11,970
#11 #11 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide $12,090
#12 #12 New England College $12,150
#13 #13 Eastern Kentucky University $12,270
#14 #14 Herzing University $13,190
#15 (tie) #15 (tie) Marian University - Wisconsin $13,500
#15 (tie) #15 (tie) Utica College $13,500
#17 #17 Tiffin University $13,640
#18 #18 Mercer University $13,770
#19 #19 San Diego Christian College $14,012
#20 #20 Ashford University $14,250
#21 #21 Anderson University - SC $14,260
#22 #22 Strayer University $14,500
#23 #23 DeSales University $14,640
#24 #24 University of Maryland University College $14,970
#25 #25 Excelsior College $15,300
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  • Annual Tuition: $6,060
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 41%
  • Example Classes:
    Counter Terrorism; Cybercrime Law and Investigations; Global Technology; International Relations; Legal Issues in Homeland Security; Medical Management - Mass Emergencies
  • Annual Tuition: $8,100
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC and DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Border and Coastal Security; Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Hazards; Critical Infrastructure Protection; Homegrown Violent Extremism; Mind of a Terrorist; Regulatory Issues in Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 93%
  • Example Classes:
    Counterterrorism Techniques; Juvenile Justice System; Legal Traditions; Threat Assessment Fundamentals; Writing for the Criminal Justice Profession
  • Annual Tuition: $9,967
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Capstone in Homeland Security and Emergency Management; Counterterrorism: Constitutional and Legislative Issues; Homeland Security: Preparedness, Prevention and Deterrence; Protecting the Homeland, Response and Recovery; Research Methods in the Social Sciences; Terrorism
  • Annual Tuition: $10,633
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Example Classes:
    Civil Liberties & Homeland Security; Corporate Role in Homeland Security; Immigration Law & Border Control; Law Enforcement Intelligence Systems in Homeland Security; Public Safety Incident Response; Terrorism Through the Ages
  • Annual Tuition: $10,633
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Constitutional Criminal Procedure; Crime and Intelligence Analysis; Criminal Justice Management and Policy; Perspectives on Terrorism; Security Management; Terrorism and Homeland Security
  • Annual Tuition: $10,644
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
  • Example Classes:
    Contemporary Policy Challenges; Leadership and Change; Public Service and Policy in the 21st Century; Public Service Ethics
  • Annual Tuition: $11,550
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Acceptance Rate: 96%
  • Example Classes:
    Catastrophic Events and Responses; Cyber and Physical Security Vulnerabilities and Methodologies; Homeland Recovery and Continuity of Operations; Homeland Security and Interagency Planning; Intelligence and Law Enforcement; Preventing Homeland Infiltration: Air, Ground, and Maritime
  • Annual Tuition: $11,700
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and TRACS
  • Acceptance Rate: 24%
  • Example Classes:
    Behavioral Dimensions of Disaster; Criminal Justice Ethics; Incident Command System; Judicial Process
  • Annual Tuition: $11,970
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Example Classes:
    Administrative Law; Capitalism and Societal Issues; Emergency Management; Geography of Terrorism; Homeland Security; Russia in the 20th Century
  • Annual Tuition: $12,090
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Example Classes:
    Emergent Topics in Homeland Security; Environmental Security; Exercise Design and Evaluation in Homeland Security; Intelligence Collection and Analysis; National Security Issues and Terrorism; Strategic Planning and Decision Making in Homeland Security
  • Annual Tuition: $12,150
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 99%
  • Example Classes:
    All Hazards Response, Mitigation, and Recovery; Concepts, Theories, and Practices in Homeland Security; Contemporary Law Enforcement; Issues in Professional Practice: Criminal Justice; Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • Annual Tuition: $12,270
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and ACCET
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Example Classes:
    Border & Immigration Control; Critical Problem Analysis; Evolution of the U.S. Intelligence Community; Government/Industrial Security; Personnel Security; Physical Security
  • Annual Tuition: $13,190
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC and ABHES
  • Acceptance Rate: 95%
  • Example Classes:
    Civil Liability in Public Safety; Critical Incident Stress Management; Evidence Forensics; Financial Crimes; Narcotics and Drug Abuse; Public Event Planning and Emergency Management
  • Annual Tuition: $13,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 77%
  • Example Classes:
    Combating Terrorism; Crisis Communication; Critical Perspectives of Disasters; Homeland Security Field Experience; Infrastructure Protection; Transnational Threats
  • Annual Tuition: $13,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 82%
  • Example Classes:
    Emergency Management; Homeland Security and Counter Terrorism; Information Privacy; Information Security; International Criminal Justice: Issues and Comparisons; Introduction to International Politics; Policing Theory and Practice
  • Annual Tuition: $13,640
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Example Classes:
    Counterintelligence/Counter-Terrorism; Covert Action and Intelligence; Criminology; Critical Infrastructure Protection; Emergency Organizations and Management; Psychology of Terrorism
  • Annual Tuition: $13,770
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Example Classes:
    Budgeting for Nonfinancial Leaders; Ethics and Public Safety Leadership; Forensic Behavior; Intelligence Gathering and Dissemination; Interpersonal Communication; The Effects of Disaster on Society
  • Annual Tuition: $14,012
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC and TRACS
  • Acceptance Rate: 53%
  • Example Classes:
    Foreign Intelligence and Espionage; Introduction to Counterintelligence; Introduction to Terrorism; Survey of Technical Collection
  • Annual Tuition: $14,250
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Homeland Security; Risk Assessment; Terrorism: Threats & Strategy
  • Annual Tuition: $14,260
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 54%
  • Example Classes:
    American Police Systems; Correctional Systems; Ethics in Criminal Justice; Incident Management & Planning for Emergencies; Strategic Planning: Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness; Terrorism
  • Annual Tuition: $14,500
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Criminal Procedure; Emergency Management Procedures; Homeland Security Organization And Administration; Security Assessment And Solutions; Society, Law And Government; Terrorism And Antiterrorism
  • Annual Tuition: $14,640
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Example Classes:
    American Federal Government; Complex Legal, Policy, and Ethical Issues in Homeland Security; Critical Infrastructure Protection; Cybercrime; Disaster Preparedness and Response; Intelligence and Security

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  • Annual Tuition: $14,970
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Homeland Security and Intelligence; Homeland Security Response to Critical Incidents; Infrastructure in Homeland Security; Legal and Political Issues of Homeland Security; Public Safety Leadership; Strategic Planning in Homeland Security
  • Annual Tuition: $15,300
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Domestic Terrorism; Emergency Management; Infrastructure Security & Policy; Security Planning & Assessment
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