Masters - Management: Homeland Security

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The Master of Science in Management - Homeland Security program at Colorado Technical University is designed to combine organizational research and analysis skills with an understanding of the assortment of threats against national security. Read about CTU's Master of Science in Management - Homeland Security program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Offered online and on-campus, Colorado Technical University's Master of Science in Management - Homeland Security program explores quantitative, qualitative, mixed, and action-based research methods as well as the analysis and application of data and statistics in managerial decision-making. Homeland security coursework examines the dynamics of terrorism, the role of the media, the psychological effects of terrorism on the public, and fear management. You will have the opportunity to learn about the use of technology to prevent, respond to, and recover from terrorist attacks and natural disasters; policy and organizational issues in the U.S. intelligence community; vulnerability analysis and the protection of critical infrastructures; and the difference between public perceptions and homeland security professionals' perceptions of homeland security, and how those differences both limit and influence certain elements of homeland security.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you're thinking about applying to the Master of Science in Management - Homeland Security program, you should be interested in understanding and protecting against the various threats against national security in the United States. Applicants to all of Colorado Technical University's programs must have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Master of Science in Management - Homeland Security program consists of 16 core credits and 28 concentration credits, for a total of 44 required credits. The online program may have slightly different coursework than the campus-based program, and will require specific computer and software access.

Management Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
EMBA 690 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments
INTD 670 Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making
MGMT 600 Applied Managerial Decision-Making
MGMT 605 Graduate Research Methods

Homeland Security Course Requirements

Course Code Course Name
HLS 600 Homeland Security Fundamentals
HLS 610 Dynamics of Terrorism
HLS 620 Technology Solutions for HLS
HLS 630 Organizational and Policy Challenges
HLS 640 Vulnerability Analysis and Protection
HLS 650 Homeland Security and Government
HLS 660 Psychology of Fear Management

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

CTU's Master of Science in Management - Homeland Security program can help you prepare for a variety of positions in homeland security management. Positions you could choose to pursue may include:

  • Intelligence operations specialist
  • Disaster recovery officer
  • Federal emergency coordinator

CTU does not guarantee employment or salary. University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University's catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met.