Master of Arts in Homeland Security
American Public University System

Program Details

The Department of Homeland Security, state and local public safety entities, and large corporations consistently need leaders in security and defense. This online master’s in Homeland Security provides students with the advanced knowledge and skills necessary for these high-level positions.

Students will further their knowledge of homeland defense, intelligence methods, terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, and more. Classes also cover consequence management, public health, and information security. Graduates can find employment as an analyst or manager in government agencies, the military, or other organizations dedicated to public safety.

Eight concentration options are available to students:

  • General Concentration
  • Business Administration
  • Counter-Terrorism Studies
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cyber
  • Emergency Management and Public Health
  • Intelligence Studies
  • Transportation Security

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • Official bachelor’s or master’s transcript showing conferral of degree

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission