Homeland Security

Develop the skills and abilities needed to identify, mitigate and respond to domestic security and terrorism threats.

At Park University, our Homeland Security minor is designed for students interested in advancing their careers while helping to address and respond to domestic and international homeland security issues.

Locations & Learning Options

Online & Parkville

Homeland Security, Minor

Greg Plumb

W. Gregory Plumb

Chair, Department of Criminal Justice
Professor of Criminal Justice

Eugene Matthews

Dr. Eugene Matthews

Program Coordinator
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Gain integrated knowledge in security, terrorism and emergency management.

Students in the Homeland Security program acquire the capability to develop practical solutions in managing natural and man-made threats and emergency events. When you study homeland security, you will become equipped to assist organizations in preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation activities associated with both threats and emergencies.


Our programs are designed to help you prepare for careers in the following agencies:

  • The Transportation Security Administration
  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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Homeland Security Minor

As you pursue this minor, you’ll study the geography of terrorism, current homeland security issues and strategies, and the management and preparedness techniques necessary to respond to those issues while providing security and guidance to U.S. citizens.

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Park University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.