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Public Safety and Homeland Security Management

Southern Illinois University

M.Sc. Online
16 months
Duration
35213 USD/year
35213 USD/year
14085 USD/year
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About

The Master of Public Safety and Homeland Security Management degree at Southern Illinois University provides advanced practical coursework in the areas of public safety and homeland security administration.

Overview

Key Features

The Public Safety and Homeland Security Management degree at Southern Illinois University is designed for public safety professionals who possess a bachelor’s degree in public safety, fire services, or other related disciplines, and have extensive work experience in the public safety industry. Because the degree is available online and at off-campus locations only, students have the ability to earn credit while fulfilling work and other professional obligations.

The Master of Public Safety and Homeland Security Administration Degree is Designed to:

  • Develop and expand the body of knowledge in the public safety, fire service, and emergency management disciplines.
  • Enhance critical thinking and problem solving skills to diagnose, analyze, and provide solutions to complex public safety, fire service, and emergency management situations.
  • Train executive and managerial leaders in public safety, fire service, and emergency management organizations.
  • Provide the necessary credentials for career advancement in public safety, fire service, and emergency management fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Legal Administrative Law for Fire, Homeland Security, and Emergency Management
  • Public Policy/Ethics in the Fire Service
  • Fiscal/Financial Management in the Fire Service
  • Disaster Preparedness and Crisis Management
  • Public Management of the Fire Service
  • Critical Issues in Homeland Security Management
  • Strategic Planning in Fire, Homeland Security, and Emergency Management
  • Dispute Resolution/Mediation/Negotiation in the Fire Service
  • Practicum Exercise

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.7

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.7 (on a grading scale with 4.0=A; approximately a "B-" average) on the last two years of Bachelor's coursework
  • 3.0 on all previous graduate work (approximately a "B" average)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35213 USD per year and a duration of 16 months.
  • National

    35213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35213 USD per year and a duration of 16 months.
  • In-State

    14085 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14085 USD per year and a duration of 16 months.

Funding

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