Tiffin University

Online and Extended Learning

Master of Science in Criminal Justice: Homeland Security Administration

Address:

155 Miami Street

Tiffin, OH 44883

United States

Phone:

1-800-968-6446

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Criminal Justice: Homeland Security Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

FORESEE RISKS AND RESOLVE THREATS

We must take steps to ensure the safety and security of our homeland. TU’s homeland security program is one of the best in the nation. With our faculty’s expertise and commitment, you can explore contemporary security including current threats, strategic planning, budget & finance, policy formulation, leadership and ethical issues and practices. Only then will you be able to foresee risks and resolve threats before they grow into crises.

YOUR HOMELAND SECURITY PROGRAMS

The homeland security administration concentration will be beneficial to students seeking to advance and be promoted into leadership and administrative roles within the homeland security field in the future. Finally, graduates of this program may be qualified to teach criminal justice courses in community colleges or may be eligible to advance to a Ph.D. program.

Tiffin University also offers a homeland security concentration that more broadly covers border security, cyber security, coastal threats, emergency management, and terrorism. This concentration would be good for a student attempting to enter the homeland security field. 

PRACTICAL EDUCATION

The Master of Science (MS) in Criminal Justice is a professional practical degree program that attracts skilled managers, agents and clinicians from many components of the criminal justice and juvenile justice systems. Combined with the faculty who direct and facilitate the educational experiences in the MS program, the school’s talented and multifaceted students complete the mixture and create an intellectual synergy that’s found in very few graduate programs.

Our faculty bring years of executive, operations-level, clinical, academic and research experience in criminal justice to the graduate learning process in a way that sparks debate, fosters insight and elicits innovation. Joint student-faculty collaboration on learning projects is a common occurrence.

As a student in the homeland security administration program, you will develop a broad foundation of knowledge as it relates to homeland security administration in the 21st century, including current threats, strategic planning, budget & finance, policy formulation, leadership, and ethical issues and practices. This applied foundation of knowledge, coupled with your refined leadership and communication skills, will assist you in assuming leadership roles in the homeland security field. 

Throughout the program, you will:

  • Examine legal and ethical issues in order to practice legal and ethical integrity in your professional work
  • Gain exposed to and have an understanding of homeland security issues from a global perspective
  • Demonstrate the ability to think critically, pragmatically and strategically in the completion of a capstone project that will apply your learning to specific homeland security administration issues and challenges in your workplace and professional settings

The homeland security administration program will culminate in a Leadership & Application Capstone Project. The goal of this course is to ensure that you are able to synthesize the knowledge, skills and understanding you have gained through course work, and are able to apply your skills and acquired knowledge in carrying out a project that demonstrates application to the homeland security field.

Accreditation:

Tiffin is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC)  and School of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Eligibility Requirements:

Must have accredited bachelor's degree, and either a 3.0 Undergraduate GPA or a 2.5 Undergraduate GPA with 5 years of professional experience.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—School of business and management

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Tiffin FAFSA Code: 003121.

Locale: Distant Town

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