B.A. in Law & National Security

College of Arts & Sciences

The Bachelor of Arts in Law & National Security, offered online and on campus, will give you knowledge of the legal, criminal justice, government and cyber security fields, whether you are interested in a national security career in government or the private sector. Learn to make reasoned judgments and ethical decisions from a Christian perspective concerning issues related to law, criminal justice, government and national security. You will also be trained to think critically, analyze information and communicate solutions.

  • Learn the structures and operations of courts and gain practical skills to work in a criminal law area, conduct a criminal investigation (prosecution/defense) and secure evidence.
  • Understand identity management and disaster recovery, as well as computer security, intellectual property, artificial intelligence, and the future of computing and the Internet.
  • Explore threats to information security, such as natural disasters, terrorist activities, and internal subversion and how to counter them.

Career Opportunities:

  • Law Enforcement
  • Local, State or Federal Government Administration
  • National Security or Public Safety
  • Legal Services
  • Entry-Level Intelligence Agency

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Delivery Format: Online | On Campus

Total Credit Hours Required: 120 +

Approved Degree Plan: Click to download PDF

Admission requirements vary based on the stage you're at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

College of Arts & Sciences Tuition Rates

Program Type

Tuition

Traditional/On-Campus

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester

  • Less than 12 credit hours

 

  • $7,950 (over 18 credits hours add $530/credit hour)
  • $530/credit hour

Evening/Online (8-week classes)

$395/credit hour

Professional Development/Non-degree

$250/credit hour

Early College

$155/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee  (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, non-refundable

Enrollment Deposit – On-Campus Students

Enrollment Deposit – Evening/Online Students

$150


$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

Technology Fee (On-Campus, Evening/Online, and Professional Development Students)

$250/Term

Supports information technology

Undergrad Support Fee (On-Campus, Evening/Online, and Professional Development Students)

$19/Term

Contributes to undergraduate academic and administrative operations

Undergraduate Student Activity Fee (On-Campus Students only)

$100/Term, Fall & Spring only

Contributes to undergraduate student activity operations

Health Center Fee (On-Campus Students only)

$20/Semester, Fall & Spring only

Contributes to health center for students living on campus

Parking Fee (On-Campus and Early College Students)

$100/Term

Applies to students desiring to park their vehicles on campus

New Student Programming Fee

$75

One-time fee applied to all incoming students

 

Optional Fees

 

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session, in the event of late tuition payment

Late Registration

$100/Session

Incurred per session, in the event of late registration

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

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