Doctor of Business Administration / Homeland Security: Leadership & Policy
Northcentral University

Program Details

As an established professional in the field of Homeland Security, you can take your management skills and expertise to a new level with this online DBA that focuses on Leadership & Policy.  You’ll grow your expertise in your field through the study of contemporary theory and emerging concepts.  Then, you’ll focus your dissertation on applying your HS knowledge and experience to solve complex, real-world issues.  With Northcentral’s online doctorate, you can choose your electives from a spectrum of courses that span emergency management, infrastructure security, terrorism, strategy and more.  Specific classes may include:

  • Transportation Security
  • Homeland Security and Terrorism
  • Intelligence and Law Enforcement
  • Local Emergency Management and Civil Preparedness


Must have a conferred master's degree from an accredited academic institution. In addition, there are two options for entry:

  • Direct entry: Master’s program must be in a generalized business area such as business management or business administration OR a specialized business area (e.g., Master of Finance, Master of Human Resources Management) AND an undergraduate degree in business
  • Evaluation track: Individuals not meeting the direct entry requirements must have their transcripts evaluated to determine if previous coursework meets some or all of the Standard Curriculum requirements.

Special Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation Statement

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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