Master of Science in Homeland Security & Emergency Management
National University

Program Details

The online MS in Homeland Security & Emergency Management degree program from National University trains students in the management aspects of disasters and emergencies so they may become well-rounded decision makers with a background in leadership and ethics. Graduates are prepared to:

  • Integrate tools, resources, and organizational systems for the successful implementation of homeland security and emergency management issues
  • Formulate a global mindset to terrorism, homeland security, and emergency management issues
  • Assess the impact of security issues for the operation of the public and private sectors with respect to manmade and natural disasters
  • Integrate resources, organizational systems, and decision making processes for the successful implementation of homeland security and emergency management plans
  • Assess the impact of communications and the media on terrorism, homeland security, and emergency management messaging
  • Critique legal and ethical issues in homeland security and emergency management 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university where an overall grade point average of 2.5 or better was achieved, or where a grade point average of 2.75 or higher was achieved in the last 90 quarter units
  • Students with a grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be admitted to the University if they have a satisfactory score on one of the following tests: GMAT, GRE, Miller Analogies Test, or an approved, standardized program-specific exam
  • Students with an undergraduate grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be accepted to National University on a probationary status (instead of taking the above tests)
  • Preliminary documentation of prior education must be presented at required interview with an admissions advisor

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission