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Homeland Security

Texas A&M University Central Texas

M.Sc. Blended
12 months
Duration
7810 USD/year
7810 USD/year
2746 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Homeland Security (MSHS) program at Texas A&M University Central Texas prepares students for critical positions in one of the most vital areas of American public policy and safety: homeland security. 

Overview

With this Homeland Security degree from Texas A&M University Central Texas in hand, you'll be prepared for careers in public and private agencies as agents, managers, and researchers, and for doctoral study at academic institutions. 

The interdisciplinary program offers face-to-face and online courses, with thesis or non-thesis tracks.

Coursework includes homeland security, terrorism, cybersecurity, emergency management, and research methods, building your knowledge of today’s most pressing national security issues. 

The MSHS allows you to pursue roles in departments at the federal, state, and local level.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Describe, analyze, and critique terrorism and its activities, goals and motivations, organizational structure and tactics.
  • Discuss and critique counterterrorism concepts, tactics, organizational structure, goals and motivation.
  • Discuss and critique threats to electronic information systems and ways to prevent or mitigate such threats.
  • Apply basic management skills in planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and decision-making within the context of public agencies.
  • Apply concepts and techniques of research to the activities of terrorism or Homeland Security.

Career Opportunities

  • FBI/ Border Patrol Agent
  • Criminal Justice Supervisor
  • Security Analyst
  • Researcher

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Linear Regression
  • Advanced Criminology
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Program Evaluation
  • Homeland Security
  • Terrorism
  • Graduate Proseminar
  • Leadership and Supervision
  • Advanced Ethics
  • Foundations of Information Security
  • Homeland Security Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3905 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    7810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3905 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    2746 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1373 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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