Learn how Homeland Security works to ensure the safety of the United States.

Whether you’re involved in government work or international business, the concepts and practical applications learned in the Intelligence and Homeland Security specialization will provide you with a deeper understanding of how the United States operates and protects its citizens, both domestically and abroad.

From human trafficking to cyber attacks, this specialization will familiarize you with the biggest threats facing the United States today -- as well as ways to identify, analyze, and deal with them. You’ll study protocols for reducing vulnerability, tactics for minimizing damage when there is an attack, how to recover from terrorist events, and much more.

Courses In This Specialization

This program consists of five lower-division, online Intelligence and Homeland Security courses, for a total of 15 credit hours: