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Homeland Security

San Diego State University

M.Sc.
24 months
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8944 USD/year
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About

As the first graduate-level Homeland Security program offered in the United States at San Diego State University, we proudly offer a rich, interdisciplinary graduate study curriculum leading to the Master of Science degree.

Overview

We are consistently rated in the top two graduate-level national security programs. We are a "brick-and-mortar" program, as we have found that forming relationships with your current and future colleagues to be of utmost importance.

Welcome

We are a program full of people inspired to serve our fellow human beings. We serve in the military, law enforcement, intelligence community, emergency management, NGO's, the corporate world, and academia.  We work on issues ranging from cyber security, counter-human trafficking, child slavery, counter-narcotics, to food and water security issues.  We seek not only to eliminate the bad actors who create and capitalize upon human suffering, but also the economic and security conditions that allow black market and organized crime networks to flourish.  We are working hard to help create a world in which people of all nations have enough to eat, have meaningful economic opportunities, and feel safe in their homes, schools, and businesses. We invite you to explore our program, our process, and our people.

The mission of the Graduate Program in Homeland Security at San Diego State University is to produce leaders from a variety of educational and professional backgrounds who can effectively and efficiently identify, design and mobilize the appropriate community resources to prevent, deter, preempt, defend against, and respond to terrorist attacks and/or other critical incidents and emergencies on the local, regional, national and international levels.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Homeland Security 
  • Homeland Security Science & Technology 
  • Emergency Preparedness & Response
  • Law, Society, and Homeland Security
  • Ideology, Discourse and Conflict 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Submit Cal State Apply Application – March 2
  • Submit Documents to Graduate Admissions – April 1
  • Complete Program Application – April 1

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Cal State Apply Application
  • Create an SDSU WebPortal Account
  • Submit Official Transcripts and Diploma/Degree Certificate
  • Submit Official Test Scores
  • Submit Proof of English Proficiency
  • Submit Program Specific Documents
  • Applicants who have earned a three-year baccalaureate degree from an international institution, may be considered for admission.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8944 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    8944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8944 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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