The M.H.S. is designed to provide students with broad training in issues surrounding homeland security. The target audience may include federal, state, and local public health officials, public affairs administrators, emergency management professionals, health care professionals, first responders, criminal justice and law enforcement personnel, military staff, and members of corporate security.
The Master of Homeland Security requires a minimum of 30 graduate credit hours, of which at least 18 must be in 500-level courses. Each candidate must complete a project report on a topic related to homeland security. The department head or program chair shall report, to the Office of Graduate Enrollment Services, the successful completion of the report and is responsible for ensuring that the work is finalized by the deadline for the semester in which the student intends to graduate.