Homeland Security and Emergency Management, M.Sc.

Homeland Security and Emergency Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Online
Environmental disasters, terrorism, espionage—these types of threats make headlines every day. Kaplan University could help you pursue a rewarding career protecting the security of our country and addressing these challenges head-on.

About

If you already have a bachelor's degree from a regionally or nationally accredited college and want to earn an advanced degree to further your career, the Master of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency Management could help you achieve this goal. This criminal justice and homeland security degree program is designed to prepare you to pursue management-level positions with employers such as the Department of Homeland Security and other federal, state, and local agencies.

A master’s degree in homeland security and emergency management can also help prepare you for a dynamic career within private-sector consulting companies. Explore an emergency management master’s degree to help you grow your career in this evolving field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to graduate studies in public safety
  • Research methodology
  • Comparative criminal justice systems
  • Academic and professional communications in public safety
  • Crisis and emergency management fundamentals
  • Homeland security policies, principles, procedures, and plans
  • Planning and operations in crisis and emergency management
  • Applied research project capstone

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

To apply to Kaplan University’s graduate programs, you must:

  • Submit an unofficial transcript indicating receipt of a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • By the last day of the first term, you must provide the University with an official copy of the transcript. If an official transcript is not submitted by this time, you will be withdrawn from the University, blocked from reentry, and your academic credentials will be withheld until such documentation is provided.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    420 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 420 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    420 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 420 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

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