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Master of Public Administration / Homeland Security

Program Details

At the local, national and international level, threats to the country's homeland security continue to evolve and morph. A new generation of vigilant leaders requires a new mission for education.  Anna Maria College is proud to offer an online Master of Public Administration degree with a Homeland Security specialization. 

Be a recognized leader in this fast-growing, integral sector of America’s defense infrastructure. Anna Maria College’s online Master of Public Administration degree with a Homeland Security specialization gives you the disaster prevention and response expertise needed to protect your country, your community and your fellow citizens.

Homeland security experts protect and oversee the nation’s people, systems and environment; aid in disaster recovery efforts; and assist in mitigating loss of life following terrorist attacks, natural disasters and other crisis situations. Men and women who hold positions with the Department of Homeland Security and other federal agencies, private corporations, or nonprofit organizations help reduce the vulnerabilities of the nation and minimize the damage from catastrophic hazards.

Anna Maria College’s online Homeland Security MPA will prepare you to meet the demands and challenges facing today’s homeland security professionals. And because our program is delivered online and available to distance learners anywhere in the United States, you can learn how to address homeland security issues from any location and at times most convenient to you.


  • Hold a bachelor's degree (in any academic discipline) from a regionally accredited college or university
  • A GPA of 2.7
  • Current resume
  • Two references
  • Personal statement

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Commission of Higher Education


This program is not available for residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.