Master of Science Cyber & Homeland Security Administration

Earn the training you need to become a leader in the field of security and intelligence.

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Overview

The online master’s degree in Cyber and Homeland Security Administration at Fairleigh Dickinson University is an opportunity to use your background in public service to advance your career. Whether you’re a U.S. military veteran, first responder, healthcare professional, or come from an unrelated field, our program provides you with the training you need to become a leader in the security field.

As you work your way through our state-of-the-art curriculum, you’ll have the opportunity to choose from one of three distinct tracks: terrorism and security studies, emergency management, and leadership. The homeland security degree online program emphasizes theoretical and practical aspects of the field, and is taught by experienced professors who are personally invested in your success.

Key topics covered by the online homeland security program include:

  • Terrorism
  • Computer security and forensics
  • Cyber crime
  • Threat assessment
  • Infrastructure protection and public safety
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Border security
  • National response plans
  • Interagency collaborative agreements
  • Bio-attacks
  • Disaster management strategies
  • Geographic information systems
  • Incident command systems and emergency operating centers
  • Sociological effects of disaster
  • Collaborative and organizational leadership
  • Resource management
  • Research and policy analysis

When you complete the online M.S. in Cyber and Homeland Security Administration program, you’ll have the skills you need to work strategically, communicate effectively, research well, and apply critical-thinking skills to positions of leadership.

Earning your homeland security degree online means you’ll never have to sacrifice your commitments to work and life for your education. A fully online degree means the flexibility you need to attend class when and where it’s right for you, and complete your education at your own pace.

Courses and Requirements

The online master’s in Cyber and Homeland Security Administration is designed to help students become leaders in the security profession. In a community of scholars, FDU helps participants to master their abilities through advanced education. Students can tailor their studies to their interests by choosing from one of three exciting concentrations.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the online M.S. in Cyber and Homeland Security Administration program will need to submit the following:

Applicants must possess a four-year degree from an accredited college or university, during which they must have maintained a GPA of 2.75 or higher. This program does not require GMAT or GRE scores for admission.

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Why FDU?

Personalized Learning

Through its small intimate classes and superb faculty, FDU offers students a hands-on approach to learning that caters to individual needs.

A Global Community

Our multi-disciplinary programs reach and connect students across the world.

Academic Excellence

Through our commitment to providing rigorous programs, students at FDU are poised to become the next generation of leaders.

Benefits of Learning Online

Pursuing an online degree means the chance to further your career.

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Career Outcomes

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