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Homeland Security Careers

ssia homeland security student groupThe Department of Security Studies & International Affairs successfully prepares its students for dynamic careers. As Homeland Security students walk the stage at graduation, they typically have completed an internship and a consulting experience in a real organization. As a direct result, almost 60% already have jobs or plans to attend graduate school, which is significantly above the national average. Over three-fourths of the class have at least one interview before graduation, and, ultimately, 100% of Homeland Security students have jobs or are attending graduate school within one year of graduation.

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Homeland Security Graduates

Graduates with a bachelor's degree in Homeland Security could potentially work for any of the nine divisions of the federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS), port authorities, the airline industry, emergency management and many industries in the private sector. Some examples of Homeland Security positions include:

  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Cybersecurity
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Disaster Recovery and Operations Specialist
  • Emergency Management
  • Executive Protection
  • Federal Law Enforcement
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Immigration Information Analyst
  • Infrastructure Analyst
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Management and Program Analyst
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Program Specialist (Citizen Corps)
  • Risk Management
  • Search and Rescue Controller
  • Secret Service
  • Physical Security Specialist
  • Technological Hazards Program Specialist
  • Transportation Security Specialist
  • US State Department

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