Program Overview

The Master of Science in Homeland Security (MSHS) is a 36-credit program offered completely online that is designed for adults interested in leadership positions in the fields of homeland security and emergency preparedness.  The curriculum focuses on domestic and global issues in security and developing competencies in theory, analysis, practice and policymaking.  Graduates will be prepared to guide and supervise daily operations, strategic planning and decision-making and gain an in-depth understanding of the roles of technology, intelligence and law in establishing protection policies, procedures required to respond and mitigate threats and disasters.

Course work examines law enforcement, terrorism, intelligence, legal issues, emergency management, cyber security, biosecurity and public administration issues to prepare graduates to guide and supervise day-to-day operations and strategic planning and other operations where decision-making is critical.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    Requirements

    A bachelors degree is required.

    School Overview

    Thomas Edison State University has a national reputation for academic excellence and educational integrity. The University is one of New Jersey's 11 senior public institutions of higher education and one of the first schools in the country designed specifically for adults. The University provides flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning opportunities for self-directed adults and offers degree programs and certificates in more than 100 areas of study.

    Thomas Edison State University's flexible learning methods range from online courses and prior learning assessment to credit transfer and credit-bearing exams. We offer undergraduate and graduate programs, and professional certificates tailored to the needs of adults, whether it is for professional advancement or personal fulfillment. Named for the famous American inventor who acquired knowledge outside of the traditional classroom, Thomas Edison State University provides higher education for adults with higher expectations.

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