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M.Sc. Online

Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security (Online)

American University Washington DC

24 months
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About

Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security (Online) from American University Washington DC builds these capabilities and prepares you to make a difference keeping your fellow citizens safe as a homeland security specialist in top roles in government and private agencies.

Overview

Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security (Online) from American University Washington DC focuses on counter-terrorism across areas that include national security, law and policy, cybersecurity, and theories of political violence. Students will learn how to develop strategic, policy-based security solutions at all levels of government. This program is different from the typical online master’s in homeland security or online master’s in counter-terrorism program. It is unique in its focus on law enforcement as both a national and international factor. This focus naturally leads to an interdisciplinary approach that addresses both law and criminology and offers the flexibility to address emerging trends.

Careers

  • U.S. Senate
  • U.S. Navy
  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • Interpol
  • FBI
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • Defense Advanced Research Project Agency

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Justice in the Face of Terror
  • Causes of Terrorism and Political Violence
  • Intelligence Analysis
  • Counter Terrorism Law & Policy
  • Counter Terrorism Research
  • Investigating Terrorism
  • Crime and Conflict Nexus
  • Cyber Threats and Security
  • Foreign Fighters

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will need a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and a satisfactory grade point average. 
  • A completed graduate application
  • A $55 application Fee
  • Phone Interview with Admissions Adviser
  • Résumé
  • Statement of purpose (This should outline why you want to return to school, your aspirations, and why you are a good candidate for admission to American University)
  • Two letters of recommendation, one which has insight into previous academic performance, as well as one from a current or former employer for work related performance
  • Transcripts from previous undergraduate and relevant graduate coursework (If a degree was earned outside the U.S., a course-by-course evaluated transcript is required.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10872 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    21744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10872 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • $1583/credit Summer
  • $1812/credit Fall and Spring

Funding

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