Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security / Information Security & Forensics
Pennsylvania State University

Program Details

The online MPS in Homeland Security / Information Security & Forensics degree program from Pennsylvania State University prepares graduates for careers in areas such as information assurance engineering, catastrophe risk management and analysis, computer systems security analysis, information security/digital forensics, intelligence analysis, and systems integration and networks. The curriculum provides a broad base of knowledge in homeland security and specialized knowledge in: 

  • Computer & Cyber Forensics 
  • Information Security Management
  • Network Management & Security
  • Information Security & Assurance


  • Baccalaureate degree
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • Three references
  • Résumé
  • Official Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or GMAT 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 Penn State graduate certificate
    • Successful completion of a graduate or professional degree

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education