Throughout the Management: Homeland Security Management curriculum at University of Maryland University College, major emphasis is placed on the effects of rapid technological change on organizations and administrative processes, and the consequent ethical and moral responsibilities of managers to society at large.
Homeland Security Management Specialization
The Homeland Security Management specialization provides managers and practitioners with the background to prepare for and deal with a wide range of man-made and natural threats and vulnerabilities at the community and organizational level.
The curriculum prepares students to perform security risk assessments and to develop strategies to mitigate threats to people, physical facilities, and information-dependent critical infrastructure, as well to plan for and manage operational recovery.
Courses also explore the evolving roles within various first responder communities regarding pre-event planning and post-event response.
The MSM program prepares graduates for a number of entry-, mid-, and high- level positions, as determined by a student's work experience.
Depending on a student's background and an employer's criteria, graduates of the Homeland Security Management specialization may qualify for these positions:
Enterprise Chief Operation Officers
Facility and Plant Managers
Facility Security Officers
Federal, State, and Local Government Emergency Planners and Policy Makers
Law Enforcement, Emergency, and Medical Practitioners and Administrators
Graduates of this program will be able to:
Use methods and conduct of organizational assessments
Understand the organization/environment relationship
Oversee strategic planning
Demonstrate organizational communication and leadership
Budget and allocate resources
Manage organizational decision making
- Strategic Management Capstone
Intercultural Communication and Leadership
Financial Decision Making for Managers
Statistics for Managerial Decision Making
Concepts in Homeland Security
Resilience Planning and Preparedness for Disaster Response and Recovery
The Law, Regulation and Ethics of Information Assurance
Biosecurity and Bioterrorism
Energy Infrastructure Security
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- Fully structured
- No Attendance
- Continuous support with feedback on request
- Online group works/assignments
DisciplinesManagement, Organisation & Leadership Terrorism & Security View 64 other Masters in Terrorism & Security in United States
- Official documentation indicating successful completion of the equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree: If you were educated in a country other than the United States, you must have your official transcripts evaluated by an independent credit evaluation service. The evaluation company will send a copy of the evaluation to both you and UMUC. However, providing your transcript does not ensure admission to the Graduate School.
- English language proficiency: If you were educated outside of the U.S., you need to demonstrate college-level proficiency in written English to UMUC.
International659 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 659 USD per credit and a duration of .
National480 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 480 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Getting a Student Visa
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