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Online Master of Arts in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

Gain Advanced Analytical and Advocacy Skills to Lead in Security Planning and Emergency Response

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Why Earn Your MA in Homeland Security Online with NEC?

A Blend of Theory and Practice:

Our program is designed to produce leaders with an advanced understanding of how politics and policy interact to influence real-world decisions in homeland security and emergency response.

Enhanced Career Opportunities:

Build knowledge and skills that can apply to leadership roles in the public and private sectors, and to organizations that address policy, enforce laws, or respond to disasters.

Build a Foundation for Future Study:

Our master’s program equips graduates for further research and study at the doctoral level. It allows for a high degree of choice in electives, so you can focus on a specific area of professional interest.

Scholar-Practitioner Faculty:

Our instructors have direct experience in federal, state, and local government, and have played roles in guiding homeland security and international relations policy. Their practical knowledge, combined with their research interests, means you can gain valuable insights into how security decisions are made.

Earn Your Master’s While You Work:

Convenient, flexible online learning makes balancing your work and family responsibilities with graduate school more manageable. If you already work in homeland security, you can also use what you learn in your current role for immediate impact.

Online MA in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Overview

Our homeland security master’s degree covers politics, policy, and strategic planning skills for leadership roles. It is designed for working professionals who hold a bachelor’s degree.

What You Will Learn

Master of Arts in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

Graduates of this program will be able to:

Courses and Curriculum

To graduate, you will complete 36 total credits, including 12 credits of core courses and 20 credits of electives. The program culminates in a capstone project in which you analyze and present solutions to a specific problem in the field.
MA Core Homeland Security Courses:
HSEP 5010 - Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
HSEP 5220 - Legal Foundations for Homeland Security
HSEP 6060 - Research Methods for Homeland Security Studies
PO 6950 - Capstone Project
Homeland Security Elective Options (Choose Five):
HSEP 6850 - Intelligence and Cyber Security
HSEP 5350 - Emergency and Strategic Planning
HSEP 6220 - Psychology and Communication in Crises
HSEP 6350 - Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources
PO 5910 - Terrorism
PO 5850 - International Security
PO 6555 - Democracy Under Threat

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