The AOS Degree Program in Homeland Security and Security Management prepares students for careers involving two areas of focus:

  • Organizations, processes, and procedures utilized to protect the Nation, its people, and its infrastructure.
  • Corporate security or private security firms’ organization, processes, and procedures.
  • Students will learn the organization, roles and responsibilities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the organizations within the DHS. Students will also learn the steps needed to plan for, prepare for, respond to, mitigate and recover from natural or man-made disasters. Students will be exposed to various methods of investigation and technological tools used by security firms.

    Some careers in security management include:

  • Information security: protect sensitive electronic information used in organizations such as financial institutions or government agencies.
  • Information systems security: safeguard against issues such as computer hacking and viruses, which impact organizations of all sizes.
  • Physical Security: work with individuals and facilities such as hospitals, casinos or museums.
  • Personnel Security: work with companies or government agencies handling background checks, drug tests and screenings of potential employees.
  • Homeland Security: secure US air space, protect public transportation, or secure government computer networks.
  • LIBI’s faculty is here to help you every step of the way; your success is important to us. The Financial Aid Office will assist in the application process for federal and state awards and loans, for those who qualify.

    Our Career Services Coordinator will assist you with your internship, resume writing, interview skills, and job placement opportunities. We can help you take the first step toward a career in this expansive and lucrative industry.

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