Online Bachelor of Arts in Security Studies

Connect to opportunities within the intelligence community with your bachelor’s degree in security studies online.

Earn your BA in Security Studies Online

Are you interested in a security-related career? UTEP now offers its best-in-class Bachelor of Arts in Security Studies program through UTEP Connect. This program is one of only a handful of its kind offered online at a public research university and teaches students to:

  • Manage cybersecurity threats and challenges and critical intelligence
  • Play a key role on the security team of a corporation
  • Work with national intelligence
  • Secure sensitive data belonging to corporations or government
  • Advance within law enforcement, the national security enterprise, or the armed forces

This degree program prepares you for a career in the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Defense Intelligence Agency, Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of State (DS), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGIA), National Security Agency (NSA), and more.

Connect to Your Future

Learn how UTEP Connect can help you earn the degree or certificate you need.

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Affordable Degrees

Earn a quality education at a competitive cost. Financial aid and scholarships are available to help even more.

Flexible Format

Benefit from convenient and flexible class formats designed to help you cross the finish line at your own pace.

Student Support

Earn the same degree as your on-campus peers with unique support services, just for online students.

Relevant Coursework

Complete valuable coursework, directly related to the work you want to do in the real world.


Apply your efforts to a curriculum that will prepare you with valuable skills and help you earn an in-demand job.

High-Quality Education

Join a rigorous online program, taught by the same faculty with the same high-quality curriculum as your on-campus peers.

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