Top schools and colleges offering homeland security programs:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
- The Applied Aviation Sciences Department in the College of Aviation offers an undergraduate degree program (Bachelors of Science) in Homeland Security (BSHS). The program requires an Internship designed to provide students with a rich, real world experience.
- Embry-Riddle is the best choice for the study in homeland security, with great reputation as a leader in aviation education, state-of-the-art facilities, world-class faculty and industry relationships.

The Pennsylvania State University
- The online master's in homeland security degree offers a number of specialized tracks from which to choose, allowing candidates to tailor their studies to complement their strengths and interests. Specializations include: Homeland Security; Public Health Preparedness; Geospatial Intelligence; Information Security and Forensics; Agricultural Biosecurity.
- This program meets the VA education requirements to be approved for the GI Bill program. Military personnel and veterans may use their GI Bill education benefits to help fund their masters of homeland security education.

Eastern Kentucky University (EKU)
- The Homeland Security bachelor's degree program is designed to instruct students on how to help secure borders, airports, waterways and seaports; prepare for and respond to natural and man-made disasters; etc.
- Graduates of the program will be prepared to work in a variety of settings such as private businesses, emergency management, safety management intelligence analysis, airports, law enforcement, military service, etc.
- EKU is ranked in the top tier (59th) of Regional Universities in the South in the 2011 edition of “Best Colleges” by U.S.News & World Report.

Tulane University
- The Homeland Security Studies program prepares individuals for leadership roles in the dynamic and complex mission of protection of the homeland and its citizens. Students may earn a bachelor of arts degree, a minor or a post-baccalaureate certificate.
- Tulane University was named by Kaplan/Newsweek's college guide as one of the 25 "Hot Schools" in the nation (2008).

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