Master of Science in Homeland Security

Master of Science in Homeland Security

Total Credits 
30 credits
Each course is 7 weeks in length
Core Program Duration 
12 months
About the Program 

Medaille College's homeland security program listed as best in the country for 2020!

Medaille’s Master of Science in Homeland Security prepares students for careers as professionals trained, educated and equipped to recognize, evaluate, prepare and respond to incidents involving terrorism, man-made or natural disasters, and other homeland security-related issues.


Graduates will:

  • Attain mastery in the diverse fields of study related to homeland security
  • Engage in and conduct complex and advanced analysis of homeland security-related issues
  • Learn to communicate both orally and verbally in a manner commensurate with the professional requirements of a homeland security professional
  • Understand how to apply discipline-specific knowledge in a professional setting
  • Develop methods of engaging and empowering others with ethical values through leadership and by example

Apply for September 2018
Apply for January 2019


What can you do with this degree?
Medaille alumni have gone on to careers as
What can you do with this degree? 
Loss Prevention
Law Enforcement
Customs and Border Protection/Border Patrol
Cyber Security
Legal and Political Analysis
Emergency Management
The Military
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Program Format 

Seven-week term

Online program has no scheduled class times — while there are weekly due dates, you can complete your coursework on a schedule that works best for you

Complete your degree in as little as 12 months

Starts in fall, spring and summer



At Medaille College, we understand the challenges of being a working adult with high career aspirations. That’s why Medaille’s Adult & Graduate programs are designed specifically to fit your already busy schedule. With Medaille, you can earn your degree and still have time for work and family. Medaille College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000)
  • Personalized support
  • Guaranteed classes
  • Collaborative learning environment
  • Financial aid and scholarships available





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