University of New Haven

Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences

Master of Science in National Security


300 Boston Post Road

West Haven, CT 06516

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in National Security

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The first of its kind when it began in 2001, the UNH National Security program provides students with extensive study in homeland and international security issues, computer fraud investigation, government policy, terrorism, and more.

Students benefit by learning from experienced practitioners in the field who possess experience in the FBI, CIA, United Nations, Connecticut State Police, private investigation labs, security agencies, and more. Whether you are currently working in the security field or wish to embark on your first career, the program will prepare you with the necessary skills to succeed in the intelligence community. Students in the program are required to complete an internship, research, or thesis experience prior to graduation. Areas of research include, but are not limited to, national security, public safety, emergency management, and homeland security. A concentration in Information Protection and Security in the program allows students to pursue specific study in cybersecurity and the protection of information systems within the intelligence community. 


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 849

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

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