Public Safety - Homeland Security (Online), M.Sc. | Online | Liberty University | United States
12 months
565 USD/credit 16950 USD/year
565 USD/credit 16950 USD/year
565 USD/credit 16950 USD/year
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If you would like to further your current career in public safety or shift to a new one, Liberty University’s Master of Science (MS) in Public Safety - Homeland Security (Online) can help you gain the skills you need. Learn how to coordinate with multiple agencies at varying levels of government to ensure the safety of the public.

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A public safety administration master’s degree can help you pursue a wide range of positions within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other agencies at all levels of government. If you’re passionate about protecting the public from harm, this degree can help you fill the need for qualified leaders in first response and public safety organizations. Liberty’s Helms School of Government saw the need for a degree that would synthesize best practices in public administration and governance to bolster the work of front-line first responders and public safety professionals – and Liberty University ’s Master of Science (MS) in Public Safety - Homeland Security (Online)  does just that.

Our country needs people who are dedicated to providing for the public’s safety and security. Whether you are interested in homeland security or hometown security, we want to partner with you as you seek to develop a cohesive and collaborative approach to public safety.

Potential Career Opportunities for Master’s in Public Safety Administration Degree – Homeland Security Graduates

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Crisis & First Responder Training Skills & Techniques 
  • Fundamentals of Public Safety Leadership
  • Management of Public Sector Organizations
  • Public Administration Praxis: Legal & Contemporary 
  • Homeland Security Organization & Administration
  • Legal Issues in Homeland Security
  • Understanding Terrorism & Homeland Security
  • Hazard Mitigation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


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30 SCH



Academic requirements

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English requirements

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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

    16950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    16950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • PT tuition per credit: $615


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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