University of Management and Technology

Master of Science in Homeland Security



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Homeland Security

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Homeland Security (MSHS) is a 39 credit-hour degree program designed to provide students with advanced knowledge and skills to enable them to succeed in the field of Homeland Security. The program emphasizes both the theoretical and applied aspects of Homeland Security.

The MSHS program is designed to meet the needs of students seeking a master's degree as a prerequisite for entry to the field, as well as the needs of students who are currently employed in the field and want to broaden their knowledge, skills, and abilities. This is accomplished by offering sufficient foundation courses for a student who did not major in homeland security at the undergraduate level, as well as sufficient electives to accommodate students who did.

The MSHS program consists of core courses covering theory, research, scholarship, emergency management, security, preparedness, response, recovery, mitigation, international relations, legal, technology, quantitative analysis, and homeland security administration, a capstone course, and one elective course


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Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

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