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Professional Studies in Homeland Security - Counterterrorism Option

Pennsylvania State University

12 months
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30492 USD/year
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About

The Professional Studies in Homeland Security - Counterterrorism Option from Penn State World Campus designed to give students a detailed understanding of terrorist organizations, along with their motives, threats, recruitment strategies, and operational tactics. 

Overview

The Professional Studies in Homeland Security - Counterterrorism Option from Penn State World Campus can provide federal, state, and local emergency management officials, law enforcement personnel, and members of the military, as well as employees connected with the Department of Homeland Security and other federal agencies, with the knowledge and training to more effectively respond to the threat of terrorism.

Graduates with Professional Studies in Homeland Security - Counterterrorism Option from Penn State World Campus will be able to:

  • gain understanding of strategic, policy-based and practical solutions for terrorism that are appropriate for both government, private and nonprofit sectors.
  • learn such core skills as terrorism data analysis, security and intelligence assessment, report writing, threat management, counterterrorism briefing, and assessing anti-terrorism strategies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Homeland Security Administration: Policies and Programs
  • Homeland Security: Social and Ethical Issues
  • Violence, Threats, Terror, and Insurgency
  • Counterterrorism
  • Root Causes of Terrorism
  • Tools and Analysis of Terrorism and Counterterrorism
  • Politics of Terrorism 
  • Radicalization, Counter Radicalization, and De-Radicalization
  • Intelligence Analysis, Cultural Geography, and Homeland Security
  • U.S. Military's Domestic Imperative: Homeland Defense and Defense Support of Civil Authorities
  • American Foreign Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. 
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • GPA and Test Scores — Official Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores are required
  • English Proficiency
  • References (3)
  • Résumé — Upload your résumé to the online application. 
  • Statement of Purpose — A statement of no more than 500 words explaining to the admissions committee how your professional experience and goals relate to the program to which you are applying. Your statement could include aspects such as the following: Your reasons for pursuing the degree; why you feel you are a good candidate for the program; and any information you would like the admissions committee to know about you personally and/or professionally.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30492 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 924 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30492 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 924 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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