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What Can You Do With a Border and Homeland Security Degree?

The increasing complexity of border security and other national security issues is driving an ongoing demand for border patrol and homeland security professionals.

Earning your border and homeland security degree will prepare you to start or advance your career in the military, border patrol, emergency management or local, state and federal law enforcement.

  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “During my two years of classes with Dr. Randolph Hicks, he probably received 50+ emails from me asking for help in my online classes. Not once did he ever complain. He made sure I understood and was successful in every class.” </p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Catherine Guerra</strong>, Border and Homeland Security, Class of 2022</p> </blockquote>
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Why Earn My Border and Homeland Security Degree at Angelo State?

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Military Friendly

Angelo State has been designated a “Military Friendly School” and “Military Spouse Friendly School” by VIQTORY Media and G.I. Jobs magazine. We have also been named a Top 10 “Best for Vets College” by the Military Times. Our VETS Center is here to help you with your military education benefits, and TA Scholarships are available.

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National Rankings

Our online degree in border and homeland security is consistently ranked as one of the best in the country! Currently, we’re ranked as one of the “Best Bachelor’s in Homeland Security Degrees” by and, as well as one of the “Best Online Homeland Security Degrees” by

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Journal of Homeland and National Security Perspectives

Students, practitioners, researchers, scholars, policymakers, theorists, and others interested in homeland and national security concerns can voice their thoughts in this student-led peer-reviewed publication.

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    Challenge Yourself

    Take your education to the next level in the ASU Honors Program. Through special courses, cultural events, research and community engagement, we’ll help you transform your intellectual and personal talents into marketable skills for your future. You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in prestigious internships, fellowships and other programs to reach your full potential.

  • Committed to Your Success

    Our Freshman College is a one-stop resource for programs and services that help you transition into college life, improve your communication skills, and engage in active learning. You can also get academic help in the Math Lab and Writing Center, receive peer mentoring and tutoring through Supplemental Instruction, or set up online tutoring sessions.