Program Overview

Tiffin University offers the Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Homeland Security Administration for students and professionals interested in developing their credentials as they relate to planning and prevention of terrorism, enhancing national security, and responding and planning for natural and man-made disasters. Students will learn how security agencies interrelate and how they are connected by Homeland Security Administration and how to collaborate between those agencies in order to provide safety and security while protecting individual rights and freedoms.  In addition, students will learn the specialized management skills necessary for roles within the homeland security and justice systems, managing agencies and responses to homeland security issues.

Students will take part in a curriculum which emphasizes the role of management and their responsibilities within homeland security organizations. Those classes include issues and trends in contemporary criminal justice, statistical applications in criminal justice, contiguous united states and counterterrorism, research design and analysis, legal and ethical issues in homeland security, administration of strategic and actionable intelligence, contiguous united states border security, critical infrastructure protection, natural catastrophic events and emergency preparedness response, and a professional seminar in criminal justice.

Upon completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the necessary professional and educational qualifications for advanced roles in management within the criminal justice and homeland security systems.  Those qualifications include development of leadership skills necessary for working with diverse populations,  evaluating the impact of U.S. constitutional policy and procedures on the criminal justice system, synthesizing principles from criminal justice theories, processes and practices to promote social justice and positive social change, to understand how criminal justice laws and policies are adopted, implemented and evaluated, and how to develop the leadership skills needed for working with diverse populations.

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    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    School Overview

    Tiffin University was established in 1888 and has nurtured a student-centered setting and a strong sense of real community for our students, faculty and staff. TU has successfully transitioned from traditional seated students to a mixture of seated and online students, from across the country and around the world. Tiffin University provides a personal and practical education for motivated students who want real-world experience and results.

    Tiffin University awards associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, many of which can be earned completely online.

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