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Master of Science in Homeland Security Course Sequence

Master of Science in Homeland Security

Sample Course Sequence for Students starting October/April

Term (runs for 12 weeks)

Courses To Take

First Graduate Term:
January/July

  • MPL-510: Research Methods in Public Service
  • HLS-500: Terrorism and Homeland Security

Second Graduate Term:
April/October

  • HLS-501: Natural Disasters and Security Planning
  • HLS-510  Protecting the Homeland: Balancing Security and Liberty

Third Graduate Term:
January/July

  • HLS-620 Preparedness:  Prevention and Deterrence
  • HLS-630 Protecting the Homeland: Response and Recovery

Fourth Graduate Term:
April/October

  • HLS-615: Domestic and Global Intelligence for Security Management
  • HLS-625: Technology and Information Security

Fifth Graduate Term:
January/July

  • HLS-610 The Psychology and Sociology of Disaster
  • HLS-611: International Legal and Ethical Issues

Sixth Graduate Term:
April/October

  • HLS- 640: Administration and Finance for Security Professionals core course
  • MPL-710 Public Service Capstone

Sample Course Sequence for Students starting January/July

Term (runs for 12 weeks)

Courses To Take

First Graduate Term:
April/October

  • HLS-501: Natural Disasters and Security Planning
  • HLS-510  Protecting the Homeland: Balancing Security and Liberty

Second Graduate Term:
January/July

  • HLS-500: Terrorism and Homeland Security
  • MPL-510: Research Methods in Public Service

Third Graduate Term:
April/October

  • HLS-615: Domestic and Global Intelligence for Security Management
  • HLS-625: Technology and Information Security

Four Graduate Term:
January/July

  • HLS-620 Preparedness: Prevention and Deterrence
  • HLS-630 Protecting the Homeland: Response and Recovery

Fifth Graduate Term:
April/October

  • HLS- 640: Administration and Finance for Security Professionals core course
  • HLS-645 Pandemics, Bioterrorism, and Biosecurity

Sixth Graduate Term:
January/July

  • HLS-610 The Psychology and Sociology of Disaster or HLS-611: International Legal and Ethical Issues

    MPL-710 Public Service Capstone