Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security / Cyber Threat Analytics & Prevention
Pennsylvania State University

Program Details

The online MPS in Homeland Security / Cyber Threat Analytics & Prevention degree program from Pennsylvania State University provides a broad base of knowledge relevant to the current policies and programs of the homeland security administration with a focus on preventing cyber attacks and understanding cyber laws, as well as addressing network vulnerabilities, system threats, and cyber terrorism. The curriculum covers:

  • Social and ethical issues relating to homeland security
  • Domestic and global views of violence and terrorism
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Security and privacy in the digital age


  • Baccalaureate degree
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • Three references
  • Résumé
  • Statement of purpose
  • Official Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores or meet one of the following criteria:
    • 3.00 undergraduate grade-point average (GPA) either overall or of the last 60 credits
    • 3+ years of professional work experience
    • 3.00 GPA upon completion of graduate certificate
    • Successful completion of a graduate or professional degree

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education