Master of Science in Homeland Security - Emergency Management and Public Health
The threats posed by natural disasters, terrorism and public health emergencies require quick response, rapid communication and planning initiatives. CTU’s Master of Science in Homeland Security - Emergency Management and Public Health degree aims to synthesize, interpret and critique these threats and the institutions and professionals tasked with responding to them.
National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cybersecurity 2014-2021*
Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Classes start in 14 Days
This program is available at the following campuses and/or online: Online
Graduates of the Master of Science in Homeland Security— Emergency Management and Public Health program may have opportunities to develop new careers or advance in rank and responsibility in existing careers across the homeland security enterprise. These career opportunities include administrative areas such as: non-police law enforcement (at all levels of government), fire, emergency medical services, public health, critical infrastructure protection, intelligence, border, port, aviation and surface transportation security, and emergency management.
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Starting in 2012, CTU began a longitudinal study of the impact of higher education on its graduates’ career progression. Each year the study surveys alumni who graduated from CTU one, three, five, and ten years prior. The results are specific to each degree. Below are areas the alumni were asked about.1
Satisfaction with Colorado Technical University Rating (%)*
CTU’s Preparation for Needed Skills & Competencies Rating (%)*
*Percentage of respondents who agreed that CTU equipped them for skill or competency
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Since 2010, CTU has measured the experience of employers with recent CTU graduates on their staff to better understand how to deliver a curriculum to students that provide the broadest opportunities for career growth. The results are specific to each degree. Below are areas employees were asked about in regards to their CTU Alumni employees.2
Employer Experience Rating (%)*
Employers' Ranking of CTU Graduates' Skills & Competencies Rating (%)*
*Percentage of respondents who agreed or strongly agreed
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Online Programs - Emergency Management and Public Health
Online Programs - Graduation Rate
The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2008 and 10/15/2008 who completed within 150% of the normal time period: 24%
A first-time student has no prior postsecondary experience before enrolling at this campus. This means that a student who attended another college, university or other postsecondary school before enrolling at this school is not included in the calculation. The rate also does not include students initially enrolled part-time, taking individual classes (as compared to enrolling in a full program), or only auditing classes. These rates are calculated using the Student Right-to-Know formula in order to comply with U.S. Department of Education requirements. The statistics track all first-time, full-time and certificate or degree-seeking undergraduate students who began school during the date range and have completed within 150% of the normal program length. For example, for a two-year program, the graduation rate would include students who had completed within three years of beginning the program. This statistic is not specific to one program alone; rather, all applicable undergraduate programs are included in this overall rate. Information pertaining to the Graduation Rates of all postsecondary institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be found on the College Navigator website. http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/×
1Alumni Survey - 2012 CTU Alumni Career Progression Research: Survey of CTU alumni who graduated in designated years between 2002 and 2011.
2Employer Survey - 2012 CTU Employer Experience Research: Survey of 2011 CTU graduates.
*CTU has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cybersecurity for academic years 2014-2021 for its cybersecurity and information assurance programs
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