Eastern Kentucky University

Master of Science in Safety, Security, and Emergency Management - Concentration in Homeland Security


521 Lancaster Avenue

Richmond, KY 40475

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Safety, Security, and Emergency Management - Concentration in Homeland Security

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Homeland Security Concentration is designed to meet the demands and challenges of the real world and its ever-changing threats to the security of the nation. The curriculum of the Homeland Security concentration focuses on current issues that affect security, safety and emergency management personnel. Courses in this concentration include policy analysis, infrastructure protection, intelligence and hazards and threats to Homeland Security. After the events of 9/11, Homeland Security has become a prime focus in public and private organizations at all levels. Master's program graduates who select this track will be prepared to actively engage in leadership roles in a variety of government agencies and private enterprise.

All students in the Master of Science in Safety, Security & Emergency Management online degree program will take 6 core courses during their first year. These courses will focus on various topics such as safety, security and emergency management administration, legislation and legal compliance, workers' compensation/labor law, emergency preparation and response, and auditing. The second year will include support courses on industrial safety management, security management, environmental hazards, risk management and specific concentration courses of the student's choice.


Eastern Kentucky University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees.

Eligibility Requirements:

Students must currently hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: A range of financial assistance programs from government and private institutions are available to help you afford your educational goals. Eastern Kentucky University participates in Federal Title IV funding such as Stafford guaranteed student loans.

Locale: Distant Town

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