Homeland Security

Wilmington University

525 USD/credit
477 USD/credit
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Earn a homeland security degree that's relevant to your career. Gain hands-on field experience in security preparedness and work under the direction of faculty who are experienced professionals.


Homeland security plays an ever-growing role in the protection and operation of our government, businesses, and lives. This fast-paced and constantly changing field has grown to encompass much more than simply "security." Military and law enforcement agencies come together with other disciplines such as risk management, public safety, and information security to protect the human, financial and physical resources that define our way of life. With a Wilmington University homeland security degree, you'll learn the skills needed to make an impact -- and you'll do it in a way that fits your life.

The Master of Science in Homeland Security is a dynamic program designed to prepare present and future leaders in the field of homeland security to address the problems and issues confronting their agencies and organizations. The Homeland Security program offers concentrations in Safety and Security, Organizational Leadership, and Information Assurance, addressing the need for graduate-level exposure to current topics in homeland security for leaders and those preparing to be leaders in the field. The program provides the theoretical, methodological, and practical knowledge needed to pursue a degree beyond the master’s level. The degree has been developed in close consultation with the professional practitioners in the field and weaves the themes of scholarship, professional experience, ethics, and technology into the courses to meet the goals and objectives of the program. The Homeland Security degree is offered entirely online, providing working professionals, information assurance specialists, law enforcement and military personnel the flexibility to complete their degrees without compromising their professional and personal schedules.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Issues in Homeland Security
  • Sociology of Terrorism
  • Legal Aspects and Policy of Homeland Security
  • Risk Assessment and Management

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus, Blended, Online

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

  • Submit a Graduate Application - A $35 non-refundable application fee is required.
  • Register for your first course, MHS 7033
  • Submit official transcripts (prior to completing your first course) - Transcripts should reflect the following: Graduation from a nationally accredited baccalaureate program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    525 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 525 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    477 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 477 USD per credit and a duration of  .


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