Master of Science in Management - Homeland Security

The War on Terror has focused the nation's attention on Homeland Security initiatives. CTU's Master of Science in Management - Homeland Security degree engages with complex, real-world situations and challenges students to address policy, organizational and substantive issues regarding homeland security to provide a relevant management master's degree.

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

  • Classes start in 3 Weeks

  • Checkmark icon Total Credits  48

This program is available at the following campuses and/or online:1 Online, Colorado Springs & Denver

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  • Concentrations

  • Career Paths

    If you want to achieve more in your career, you have to own every opportunity-- starting with the right Master of Science in Management degree. Potential career paths for those who earn a Master of Science in Management in Homeland Security include:2

    • Program Manager
    • Director of Sales
    • Business Development Manager
    • Administrative Director
    • Regional Director
    • General Manager
    • Business Analyst
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  • Curriculum

    The following courses are specific to the Homeland Security concentration. To view courses that must be completed for all Master of Science in Management degrees, visit the Master of Science in Management overview page.

    • Homeland Security Fundamentals
    • Dynamics of Terrorism
    • Vulnerability Analysis and Protection
    • Homeland Security and Government
    • Homeland Security Capstone
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  • Alumni Experience

    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. 3

    Satisfaction with Colorado Technical University Rating (%)*
    Satisfaction with experience at CTU
    88%
    Likely to recommend CTU to a friend or colleague
    90%
    Instructors appeared knowledgeable in their subject matter
    90%
    CTU’s program prepared me to pursue a career in my field
    73%
    My education has helped me advance my career
    65%
    Satisfaction with Colorado Technical University Rating (%)*
    Engage in creative problem solving
    82%
    Understand all sides of an issue or challenge
    79%
    Team up with co-workers to solve issues and challenges
    80%
    Communicate effectively with co-workers
    83%
    Communicate effectively with my manager
    80%

    *Percentage of respondents who agreed that CTU equipped them for skill or competency.

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  • Employer Experience

    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.4,5

    Employer Experience Rating (%)*
    Likelihood that an employer of a CTU grad would hire another
    88%
    CTU graduates performed as well or better than other employees
    100%
    CTU graduates prepared as well or better than other employees to work at their job6
    100%

    Employers' Ranking of CTU Graduates' Skills & Competencies Rating (%)*
    Analyze data effectively
    94%
    Demonstrate appropriate problem-solving skills on the job
    89%
    Can be trusted to communicate appropriately with senior leadership at organization6
    98%
    Can be trusted to write a report (or other communication) without managerial editorial input
    93%
    Demonstrate understanding of communications written to them
    97%
    Are able to negotiate compromises
    89%
    Take direction well
    91%
    Work effectively in a team environment
    85%
    Coordinate team projects effectively
    77%
    Manage conflicts effectively
    81%
    Provide input on planning for business
    78%
    Take inititiative to lead projects6
    94%
    Think about how their projects will impact the business6
    94%

    *Percentage of respondents who agreed or strongly agreed

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1Students may be required to complete some or all coursework for the program via Virtual Campus

2http://www.burning-glass.com/realtime/index.html; The career titles are provided by Burning Glass [http://www.burning-glass.com/].  These results are based upon an analysis of over 7 million current job listings compiled from over 17,000 sources – the world’s most comprehensive repository of job openings. Students who earn this degree should not view this list as exhaustive and are not limited to only these options post-graduation.  Some career titles listed above may not be entry-level and may require further education or job experience.

3Alumni Survey - 2012 CTU Alumni Career Progression Research: Survey of CTU alumni who graduated in designated years between 2002 and 2011.

4Employer Survey -2012 CTU Employer Experience Research:  Survey of CTU alumni who graduated in designated years between 2002 and 2011.

5Employer Survey -2011 CTU Employer Experience Research: Survey of 2010 CTU graduates.

6Employer Survey - 2012 CTU Employer Experience Research: Survey of 2011 CTU graduates.

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