18 months
615 USD/credit 14760 USD/year
615 USD/credit 14760 USD/year
615 USD/credit 14760 USD/year
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Are you interested in a fast-paced career where you can help to mitigate and guard against hazards or emergencies that threaten our country? Become a highly skilled homeland security or disaster management leader with Liberty University’s Master of Science in Homeland Security and Disaster Management (Online) degree. 

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Liberty University ’s Master of Science in Homeland Security and Disaster Management (Online)  degree can help you qualify for a wide range of positions within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other federal agencies that aim to protect the United States. Earning this degree could help prepare you for a position as a homeland security director, emergency management director, security management consultant, or public safety training officer. You might also pursue a career as an investigator or secret service member, or you could secure a position working with disaster relief efforts when American citizens face hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, or other natural disasters.

Our country needs someone like you who is committed to a life of service protecting its welfare and its people. When you pursue your degree through Liberty, you can receive training to help you excel in many homeland security positions.

Potential Career Opportunities for Master’s Degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Management Graduates

  • Emergency management director
  • First responder/crisis response officer
  • Homeland security director
  • Law enforcement officer
  • Public safety compliance officer
  • Public safety training officer
  • Security director
  • Security management consultant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Homeland Security
  • Homeland Security Organization & Administration
  • Legal Issues in Homeland Security 
  • Understanding Terrorism & Homeland Security
  • Hazard Mitigation 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

For online programmes, Liberty University offers multiple intakes depending on your chosen time table. To find out more information, visit the university's page.


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


36 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Liberty University and/or in United States, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    14760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • In-State

    14760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 18 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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