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MA-HLS Degree Requirements

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The MA in Homeland Security & Emergency Mangement (MA-HLS&EM) from Rosemont College is a 36 credit program delivered completely online, and in an accelerated format. Complete the program is as little as one year as a full-time student.


Students are required to complete the following courses in order to earn the Master’s of Arts degree in Homeland Security & Emergency Management.

Required Homeland Security Courses (36 Credits)

Each Course is 3 Credits

  • Introduction to Homeland Security
  • Research & Writing for Global Security & Human Rights Protection
  • Comparative Government for Homeland Security
  • The Unconventional Threat to Homeland Security
  • Critical Infrastructure: Vulnerability Analysis & Protection
  • Research Colloquium
  • The Psychology of Terrorism
  • Intelligence for Homeland Security
  • Human Rights & Social Justice in the Age of Terrorism
  • Multi-disciplinary Approaches to Homeland Security
  • Technology for Homeland Security
  • Homeland Security Capstone