American Public University

Master of Arts in Homeland Security


111 West Congress Street

Charles Town, WV 25414

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Homeland Security

Format: Online

Program Description:

This degree focuses on an interdisciplinary set of topics in the graduate discipline of homeland security. The degree is designed to provide broad coverage of the major homeland security threats, organization, and challenges through course study in homeland defense, intelligence and homeland security, terrorism, consequence management, and interagency government issues. Students may select courses based on their professional, personal, or research interests, to include weapons of mass destruction, crisis management, narcotics as a homeland security issue, international homeland security, general national security, terrorism, security management, intelligence methods, transportation security, information security, emergency management, and public health.


The American Public University System is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association; and nationally, by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council.

Facts & Figures

Loans Offered: A variety of student loan programs are available to students, including federal and private loans. (FAFSA code 038193) American Public University also offers Military Tuition Assistance and the GI Bill

Locale: Fringe Town

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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