Sword and Shield

The National Honor Society for Homeland Security, Intelligence, Emergency Management, and all Protective Security Studies Disciplines





                      FDU’s 2017 Membership Drive

To be eligible for membership in the Order of the Sword and Shield, an active student must:

  • be enrolled in an academically accredited institution (FDU)
  • have completed fifty percent (50%) of the credit hours required for graduation
  • be a current homeland security, intelligence, or protective security major, minor or certificate program student *
  • have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.25 in a 4.0 system or its equivalent, or have a cumulative graduate GPA of at least 3.50 in a 4.0 system or its equivalent, or be in the top 20% of the class, and
  • agree to uphold the core values of excellence, knowledge, ethics, and peace.    


Eligible Undergraduate Certificate Programs


Eligible Graduate Certificate Programs



















Order of the Sword and Shield Honor Society


Application Deadline

February 28, 2017

Apply Now!