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Homeland Security

Pace University

12 months
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28800 USD/year
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About

By combining essential leadership and management skills with in-depth knowledge of homeland security strategies, the Homeland Security program from Pace University equips students with the tools required to help keep the nation safe.

Overview

With the unfortunate rise of terrorist attacks around the globe coupled with unforeseen natural and manmade disasters, skilled homeland security professionals are in high demand. 

Offered by the Pace University Dyson College of Arts and Sciences from Pace University, the online MA in Homeland Security prepares students to effectively respond to and recover from natural and man-made disasters and mitigate the impact of terrorist attacks.

Ideally located just blocks from the World Trade Center, Pace University’s Manhattan campus is a hub for the study of homeland security. 

The online students benefit from the same rigorous curriculum and access to resources as our on-campus students, and have the opportunity to study subjects including:

  • Public sector management
  • Public sector strategic planning and budgeting
  • U.S. Constitution and ethical issues
  • Policy analysis and program evaluation
  • International human rights
  • Intelligence gathering strategies
  • Technology and critical infrastructure protection
  • Public health issues for homeland security leaders
  • Psychology and terrorism

Who Can Benefit?

The online MA in Homeland Security equips individuals from a range of educational and professional backgrounds including criminal justice, fire service, public health, military, teaching, psychology, and more to respond to unforeseen threats or disasters. These students often have goals that may include:

  • Entering the field of homeland security
  • Transitioning to a different branch within homeland security
  • Being promoted to leadership positions in the field
  • Obtaining a higher salary

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Public Sector Management
  • U.S. Constitution and Ethical Issues
  • Public Sector Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation
  • Comparative Governments
  • International Human Rights

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Online MHS candidates are required to hold a four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution (minimum 3.0 GPA).

Candidates must submit the following materials:

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and/or universities. See below for more information.
  • Current resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28800 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    28800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28800 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Technology fee: $60 for part-time students and $105 for full-time students (applies only to spring and fall semesters)
  • Proctoring fee: $25 per exam (if required)

Funding

Students enrolled in Pace Online programs may be eligible for Federal Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loans and private education loans to cover tuition and other education-related costs. Students who apply for federal loans receive their financial aid award letters via mail within two to four weeks of FAFSA submission. Notification times for private education loans vary by lender.

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.

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