Homeland Security

George Washington University

12 months
1205 USD/credit
1205 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master's of Professional Studies degree in Homeland Security at George Washington University provides a pioneering education on counter-terrorism, intelligence analysis, emerging security threats, and relevant legislation, enhancing the implementation of security practices in both public and private sectors.


This Homeland Security program at George Washington University offers innovative professional development opportunities for individuals involved in public and private safety sectors, have experience in law enforcement, emergency management, corporate security, transportation security, fire service, public safety, public health preparedness, or the military.

Students are taught by acknowledged leaders in the field of homeland security who bring first-hand experience to the classroom, providing a strong focus on practical experience and strategic application of knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Homeland security strategy and policy development
  • Emergency response
  • Inter-agency cooperation
  • Leadership and performance management
  • Managing organizational change
  • Intelligence and strategic analysis
  • Cybersecurity

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two (2) recommendations.Detailed answers must be provided addressing the applicant’s professional abilities, personal qualities, career potential, and potential to be successful in a graduate-level program.
  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript.  Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be uploaded to your online application.  Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.
  • Statement of purpose
  • A resumé and proof of employment as a safety and/or security professional.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1205 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1205 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1205 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1205 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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