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Management for Public Safety and Homeland Security Professionals, M.A.

Management for Public Safety and Homeland Security Professionals, M.A.

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About

The master’s in Management for Public Safety and Homeland Security Professionals prepares students to meet the challenges of a post-9/11 world and the increase in natural disasters. Developed in partnership with the Center for Homeland Defense and Security, this program is fully online, making it ideal for professionals already in the field or career-changers seeking to enter an exciting and demanding occupation. You can complete the degree in two years, and no GRE is required.

The MA in Management for Public Safety and Homeland Security Professionals is a 33-36 credit program with a required master’s project and an optional thesis. This graduate-level emergency management degree program, which is primarily online, prepares public and private sector law enforcement, military, fire, public health and other safety and security professionals to respond to and prevent future attacks using existing resources.

Programme Structure

Courses:
  • Introduction to Homeland Security
  • Public Sector Management
  • Public Sector Strategic Planning and Budgeting
  • U.S. Constitution and Ethical Issues
  • Public Sector Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation
  • Research Colloquium and Capstone Seminar

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • All Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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    1018 USD/credit
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  • National Applies to you

    1018 USD/credit
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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