Homeland Security, M.A. | Part time online | Pace University | United States
12 months
820 USD/credit 24600 USD/year
820 USD/credit 24600 USD/year
820 USD/credit 24600 USD/year
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Offered by the Pace University Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, the online Homeland Security program from Pace University prepares students to effectively respond to and recover from natural and man-made disasters and mitigate the impact of terrorist attacks. 


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

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

Who Can Benefit?

The online Homeland Security program from Pace University equips individuals from a range of educational and professional backgrounds including cybersecurity, criminal justice, emergency management, 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 include:

  • Strategic Planning and Budgeting
  • Comparative Government for Homeland Security
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • U.S. Constitution and Ethical Issues
  • International Human Rights

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic 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). There are no prerequisites and candidates may apply with an undergraduate degree in any field.
  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and/or universities.
  • Current resume
  • Personal statement
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 820 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 820 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    24600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 820 USD per credit during 12 months.


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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