Penn State offers a Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security degree designed for individuals who are looking to enter a career in homeland security or for professionals looking to acquire advanced knowledge in the field. The core courses of the program cover topics such as policies, ethics, threats, and management to teach you the planning and practice of effective homeland security strategies. With a curriculum based on the fundamentals of homeland security, this program can prepare you for strategic positions in the prevention of and response to crisis and disasters in the public or private sectors.
Penn State’s online homeland security programs offer the convenience and flexibility of completing your coursework around your personal and professional schedule. Because the degree is offered completely online, there is no requirement for you to ever have to come to campus. In addition, you can continue to work and apply course concepts immediately in your day-to-day job. This practical application can enhance your learning experience and provide value to your employer each day.
Relevant Programs - Options and Certificates
Masters of Professional Studies in Homeland Security – Agricultural Biosecurity and Food Defense Option
Masters of Professional Studies in Homeland Security – Homeland Security Base Program Option
Masters of Professional Studies in Homeland Security – Geospatial Intelligence Option
Masters of Professional Studies in Homeland Security – Information Security and Forensics Option
Masters of Professional Studies in Homeland Security – Public Health Preparedness Option
Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Biosecurity and Food Defense
Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Intelligence
Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security and Defense
Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Information Systems Security
Graduate Certificate in Public Health Preparedness: Disaster and Bioterrorism