University of Maryland University College

Graduate School

Master of Science in Management - Homeland Security Management

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Program Information

Degree Offered:

Master of Science in Management - Homeland Security Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

UMUC's Master of Science in Management program is designed for professionals who are assuming increasing management responsibility within their organizations. This 36-credit program emphasizes the leading-edge management skills and technical expertise that are the basis for success in modern organizations.

The homeland security management specialization in the Master of Science (MS) management program provides managers and practitioners with the background to prepare for and deal with a wide range of man-made and natural threats and vulnerabilities at the community and organizational level. The curriculum prepares students to perform security risk assessments and to develop strategies to mitigate threats to people, physical facilities, and information-dependent critical infrastructure, as well to plan for and manage operational recovery. Courses also explore the evolving roles within various first responder communities regarding pre-event planning and post-event response.

Accreditation:

Accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and certified by the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia. UMUC is a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999