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Emergency Management and Homeland Security - Cybersecurity Policy and Management

Arizona State University

12 months
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
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This Emergency Management and Homeland Security - Cybersecurity Policy and Management MA program from Arizona State University is uniquely geared toward professionals in emergency management, homeland security, critical infrastructure protection, hazard mitigation, planning and emergency preparedness.

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The Emergency Management and Homeland Security - Cybersecurity Policy and Management MA program from Arizona State University provides motivated students with knowledge, skills and abilities to assume leadership, key management and other key operational positions with public sector agencies (or related private sector organizations) with responsibilities related to managing cybersecurity hazards in the area of homeland security, emergency management, critical infrastructure protection, risk management and other related fields.

Students serve and promote stronger and more resilient communities across public, private or nonprofit sector organizations. The program emphasizes a blended approach of practical knowledge and broader integrative thinking about the complex societal challenges of the 21st century. Its core values of collaboration between practitioners, faculty and students, public service, commitment to diversity, critical thinking and evidence-based assessment are all central to promoting informed and effective leadership.

Career Opportunities

Graduates with a Master of Arts in emergency management and homeland security with the cybersecurity policy and management concentration have a wide range of career opportunities, and management of cyber-related hazards cuts across a broad set of professional areas. The following list illustrates the types of career. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions.

Career examples include:

  • crisis manager - corporate operations
  • emergency management director
  • emergency preparedness coordinator or specialist
  • information security analyst
  • logistics coordinator or manager
  • security manager - corporate operations
  • security operations center manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Hazards Governance 
  • Program Evaluation for Emergency Management and Homeland Security
  • GIS for Hazards Analysis
  • Applied Data Analysis in Criminal Justice
  • Homeland Security
  • Integrated Emergency Management
  • U.S. Cyber and Information Security Policy 
  • Information Assurance Principles

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in criminology or criminal justice, public administration or public service, sociology or social work, public safety or fire service management, parks and recreation management, applied sciences or a related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
All applicants are required to submit:
  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • two letters of recommendation
  • professional resume
  • written statement
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Online Arizona resident: $14,328/year
  • Online Non-Arizona resident: $15,640/year

Living costs for Phoenix

900 - 1450 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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