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Bachelors in Criminal Justice Area of Emphasis in Homeland and Industrial Security

Prepare to take on some of the nation’s greatest safety threats.

The more that people rely on technology, the greater security threats grow, as does the need for informed securities experts—both in the public and private sectors.

The homeland and industrial security area of emphasis in the criminal justice major at William Woods University is organized to address the emerging field of homeland security; which is, in essence, a combination of federal law enforcement objectives and the interests of corporations who have national security concerns.

In addition to understanding the field of federal law enforcement and security management, students in this track will also major in management information systems, which allows for the possibility of obtaining employment in the areas of information security in corporations with national security interests.

Homeland Security Certification

We have partnered with the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS). This allows our students to prepare and apply for certification in multiples levels and areas of homeland security, which makes them outstanding candidates in a growing field.

Career opportunities

Pursue an exciting career as a/an:

  • Security intelligence analyst
  • Investigative analyst
  • Investigator or detective
  • Fraud examiner
  • Industrial security professional
  • Systems security certified practitioner
  • Information technology specialist
  • Or, pursue graduate study in law, management information systems, criminal justice and more


The homeland and industrial security area of emphasis within the criminal justice major includes coursework in homeland security, transportation and cargo security, terrorism and more.

Admissions Information

Learn more about undergraduate admissions requirements, deadlines, tuition and financial aid available to you.

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