Northeastern University - Graduate Programs

Homeland Security

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Program Information

School:Northeastern University - Graduate Programs
Faculty:College of Professional Studies
Degree:Master; Online
Field of Study:Security and Protective Services, Other
Description:The Master of Arts degree in Homeland Security is intended to prepare the next generation of emergency managers and homeland security professionals for leadership roles in the public and private sectors. The degree offers a comprehensive program of studies covering core elements of homeland security and emergency management at the graduate level, including management skills, intelligence gathering and analysis, risk management, emergency planning and management, legal issues, technological issues and social psychology.

The MA in Homeland Security program is designed to develop high-level operational expertise through the application of the above content to the implementation of emergency response protocols as executed in the United States. Students can choose from three concentrations: Emergency Management and Geographic Information Technologies, Organization and Infrastructure Continuity, or Port Security. Students will also benefit from the program's collaborative nature: Northeastern University’s ALERT Center (Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats) is a multi-university Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence. It is one of 12 Centers of Excellence across the country that conducts transformational research, and technology and educational development for effective response to explosives-related threats.
URL:Homeland Security at Northeastern University - Graduate Programs
Cost per year:*
National: $37,746

This is based on tuition rates for Academic Year 2017 - 18 and does not include any fees or other expenses. Some courses and labs have tuition rates that may increase or decrease total tuition. Tuition and fees are subject to revision by the president and Board of Trustees at any time.

Please note fees are converted from $30,200 USD and are subject to change in CAD.

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on January 22, 2018

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