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At AMU, you can study Homeland Security without sacrificing flexibility or affordability.

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Online Programs in Homeland Security

Our instructors are practitioners, many with unparalleled experience safeguarding the nation as military, intelligence, emergency management, public safety and homeland security leaders. American Military University is a pioneer in creating an interdisciplinary portfolio of the most critical degrees and certificates sought by homeland security professionals. And each course is taught entirely online. This unmatched flexibility gives motivated professionals the unique opportunity to learn the latest homeland security information and strategies while maintaining their existing work-life responsibilities.

Whether you're interested in a graduate or undergraduate degree or certificate, American Military University continually assesses and aligns its entire curriculum in accordance with industry standards and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) policies as directed by the President of the United States. This practice verifies that students are gaining career-relevant knowledge that is shaping the future of homeland security and defense.

Students learn critical concepts such as the DHS all-hazards approach in addition to emergency and disaster management, risk prevention and management, counter-terrorism, and consequence management and mitigation. Students join our tightknit network of homeland security professionals and volunteers. They share a common vision to maintain strong homeland security, reduce America's risk to terrorist threats and save lives if disaster strikes.

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Enroll full time or part time in one of our Homeland Security programs. Browse these or search for other programs using our program finder.

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A University That's Got Your Six

Our roots are in the military, but we are open to all. Here’s why 120,000+ have chosen AMU.

Relevant

Get career-relevant knowledge from faculty who bring their experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Convenient

Our online courses feature weekly class schedules with no set login times. Our mobile app expands your access.

Flexible

Classes start every month with mostly 8-week formats, so you can begin on your schedule.

Efficient

Finish faster and save. We are committed to awarding you as much transfer credit as possible for military service, previous academic coursework, and job experience.

Accredited

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Supportive

Our advisors are available seven days a week, and we have a peer mentoring program to provide support when you need it most.

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AMU Gives You the Freedom to Learn

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Have graduated with no APUS-incurred student loan debt

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Out-Of-Pocket Tuition Possible

All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for our Freedom Grant® that covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.

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Per Credit Hour

Your tuition will be $285/credit hour for undergraduate courses.

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Per Credit Hour

Your tuition will be $370/credit hour for master's and graduate certificate courses.

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Textbooks & Ebooks

We provide no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduate, doctoral, and Freedom Grant®-eligible master’s-level students.

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Transfer Credit Evaluation

AMU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

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There is no cost to apply for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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* Zero-out-of-pocket tuition may be possible when the Freedom Grant® is combined with other forms of financial assistance, such as military TA or federal Pell grants. The Freedom Grant is available to all U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists. Military spouses/dependents are also eligible to receive a grant that covers tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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