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    Homeland Security

    Homeland security degree programs prepare students to work in the areas of intelligence, counter-terrorism, border security, and emergency management.

    The typical curriculum addresses topics like these:

    • Developing safety awareness
    • Jobs and roles in the homeland security field
    • Disaster preparedness and response
    • Emergency services
    • Emergency exercises
    • Understanding terrorism – domestic and international threats
    • Crisis communication and public awareness
    • Ensuring national security while protecting Constitutional freedoms
    • Intelligence methods and guarding national secrets
    • Assessing perceived threats posed by terrorist organizations and world events
    • Countering the use of a biological weapon
    • Using the media to gain control of an emergency situation

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