Master of Arts in Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
Virginia Commonwealth University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness program offers a broad interdisciplinary approach to preparedness, helping students see the larger organizational, social, political, ethical, and economic aspects of disaster studies along with the policy-making and implementation aspects.  The curriculum provides theoretical and practical knowledge while focusing on international and domestic security and preparedness issues related to terrorist threats and natural disasters.  You will take courses in areas including national defense, emergency management, law enforcement, and policy management so you are able to become a professional policy analyst and informed governmental decision maker.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Virginia Commonwealth University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.7 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV