Homeland Security Policy and Coordination

Public safety is a pressing concern, and homeland security policymakers are faced with tough decisions every day. This specialization offers a foundation for evaluating and creating protective measures and policies that do not compromise individual rights and freedoms. Explore the collaborative relationships among public security agencies. The coursework also focuses on using the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and understanding the complexity of homeland security issues.

Completion Requirements

  • 48 total quarter credits 
    • Foundation course (3 cr.) 
    • Core courses (25 cr.)
    • Specialization (15 cr.)
    • Capstone course (5 cr.)

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code CRJS 6002 Course Foundations of Graduate Study Credits (3 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6137 Course The Nature of Crime and Criminology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6215 Course Controversies in Criminal Justice Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6216 Course Criminal Justice Research Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6511 Course Special Populations Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6203 Course Victimology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6830 Course Current Issues in Homeland Security Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6831 Course Critical Incident Leadership and Planning Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6832 Course Terrorism: Legislation and Policy Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6910 Course Capstone: Criminal Justice Ethics and Social Justice Credits (5 cr.)
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