Angelo State University

Center for Security Studies

Border Security



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.-Border Security

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Border Security (M.S.) is an online degree addressing the growing needs of Homeland Security and law enforcement personnel who face an ever-changing world of transnational crime and terrorism. It incorporates theoretical and practical studies of the key fields of critical infrastructure, intelligence, terrorism, counter-terrorism, law and associated constitutional issues, and emergency management as they are applicable to the field of Homeland Security, and specifically those concerns associated with border issues. The M.B.S. degree is open to all those with bachelor's degrees, and is especially appropriate to those holding degrees in related subjects, such as criminal justice, law enforcement, emergency management, criminology and related fields. The program consists of 15 semester hours of core courses, 18 hours of electives and a three-semester-hour capstone course to tie together all aspects of a the program.


Angelo State University maintains institutional accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools-Commission on Colleges.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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