Welcome to the new Tulane School of Professional Advancement.
Our name has changed from the School of Continuing Studies but our mission has stayed the same.
The homeland security bachelor's degree program at Tulane School of Professional Advancement offers coursework that focuses on security and emergency management skills. After completing our program, graduates will gain knowledge that can be applied in both the public and private sectors.
This unique degree is specifically designed for individuals who care about the safety and security of those around them. The degree gives students an opportunity to turn their desire to help others into a practical application. Program courses cover a broad range of topics, from homeland security and border protections to emergency management and counterterrorism.
The program is suitable for people currently working in the field, such as military personnel or emergency medical technicians, as well as those looking to change career fields completely. Students can even choose to pursue their degree while working and going to school part-time. Courses can be taken at our campus locations and many are offered online.
With a Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security Studies, graduates will be prepared to enter a plethora of job fields including cyber security, emergency management, and infrastructure management.
Graduates may find careers in the following positions:
With a high demand for eligible candidates in this field, students can pursue a diverse range of careers within public safety organizations, government agencies, and private corporations.
Fill out our request form to inquire more about our program and learn about how you can get started. Please keep in mind that the deadline for undergraduate admission is two weeks prior to the start of the semester.
|English 1010 Writing or CSEN 1250 Writing||4|
|Select one course:
Foreign Language or non-Western Culture
|Oral Communications – Select one course:
|Distribution Requirements (at least two disciplines per category)||Credits|
|Humanities (ethics course recommended)||12|
(ECON 1010 Introductory Microeconomics or
CSEC 1000 Economics for Non-Majors recommended)
|Designated writing course (CSEN 3310 Business Report Writing recommended)||3-4|
Students may work with the director for permission to take courses not listed here.
|Major Core Courses||Credits|
|HMLS 2750 Homeland Security||3|
|HMLS 3150 Health and Medical Issues in Emergency Management||3|
|HMLS 3200 Domestic and International Terrorism||3|
|HMLS 3250 Emergency Management||3|
|HMLS 3500 Intelligence Research, Method & Analysis||3|
|HMLS 3600 Critical Infrastructure Protection||3|
|HMLS 3700 Transportation and Border Security I||3|
Select three courses:
Earth & Environmental Science:
History of the Middle East/North Africa:
United States History:
American Political Process and Institutions:
International Politics, Organization, and Law:
|Varies according to minor chosen|
|As needed to total 120 credits|