Homeland Security, M.Sc. | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
12 months
27733 USD/year
27733 USD/year
21698 USD/year
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Whether you’re a military officer or a government or private sector employee responsible for security operations and disaster preparedness, the M.S. in Homeland Security degree at University of Kansas will advance your technical expertise and enhance your value to your organization.


Homeland Security professionals work in an increasingly complex environment requiring high-level critical and creative thinking.

About this Degree at University of Kansas

Through a culminating simulation course, you will prove your readiness to manage an intensive homeland security crisis, providing front-line leadership in the following sectors:

  • Defense
  • Emergency Management
  • Immigration
  • Law Enforcement
  • Public Health
  • Public Works
  • Transportation

Programme Structure


  • International Aspects of Homeland Security Law
  • Domestic Aspects of Homeland Security Law
  • Homeland Security Practicum
  • Topics: Crisis Communication
  • Cybercrimes
  • Special Topics: Terrorism Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to the University of Kansas:

  • Completed KU Graduate Application, available at graduate.ku.edu
  • Statement of personal and professional goals
  • Resume, curriculum vitae or Officer Record Brief
  • Official transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • A B.A. or B.S. from an accredited U.S. college or university or equivalent degree from a foreign institution and relevant professional experience or achievement.
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above; students with a GPA between 3.0 and 2.0 may be provisionally admitted given relevant professional experience and achievement.

Tuition Fee

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    27733 USD/year
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  • National

    27733 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27733 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    21698 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21698 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lawrence

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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