At Colorado Technical University, we offer degree programs based upon the types of homeland security and criminal justice issues organizations are facing today and likely to confront tomorrow. Available in Homeland Security or Criminal Justice degree areas at the undergraduate and graduate levels, our academic programs are designed to provide you with an opportunity to learn the knowledge and skills to pursue a diverse range of opportunities in the fields of justice, law and homeland security in both the public and private sectors. Course content is regularly updated to reflect current strategies and policies, theories, applications and practices driving the criminal justice and homeland security fields.
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Welcome to Security Studies at Colorado Technical University!
The University has decided to amalgamate a number of different academic programs under what we call program verticals and hence Criminal Justice and Homeland Security programs have been brought together under the common umbrella of Security Studies. We believe that this approach will allow us to create greater synergies between the programs as well as help us engage other parts of the university (student services, admissions, faculty, registrar, etc.) to continuously improve services for students in the Criminal Justice and Homeland Security programs. As far as the curricular content is concerned, we are keeping abreast of changes and developments in the Criminal Justice and Homeland Security fields and update and revise courses to reflect these evolving fields – both from the standpoint of these fields as academic disciplines as well as practitioner enterprises. We are continually striving to ensure that the curriculum stays relevant and challenges students to further develop their research and critical thinking and analysis skills. Ultimately, factual knowledge is something that is continually acquired but the skills to find, process and create outputs from that knowledge are critical and must lie at the core of any educational endeavor.
We hope to have the opportunity to discuss our programs with you soon.
Homeland Security degrees at CTU strive to offer students a curriculum that focuses on relevant strategy and policy that will prepare them to enter or advance within the larger Homeland Security enterprise. CTU is proud to be one of a handful of universities in the United States to offer a Master’s degree in Homeland Security. The Master of Science in Homeland Security, offered exclusively online, provides professionals with the tools to become homeland security decision-makers in one or more areas of the field.
To learn more about the Master's of Science in Homeland Security, read our press release.
As current Acting Deputy Director of the US-Computer Emergency Readiness Team, Mr. Harris brings an expertise in homeland security and cyber security.
Dr. Ramsay has more than 19 years of experience in public health education, emergency management and occupational safety, environmental health and strategic planning.
A retired naval intelligence officer, Mr. Stanley has served in multiple service and joint assignments worldwide in support of U.S. and multi-national commands.
Mr. Cain has dedicated the past eleven of his 42 years in education, industry, and government to researching management, training, and education characteristics of homeland security. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Homeland Security Education, facilitates law enforcement counterterrorism wargame courses for Cal Poly, and leads emergency support planning functions for Colorado’s South Central Homeland Security Region.
Dr. Egli is a senior advisor for National Security Strategies at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laborartory. He has served at the White House as a Director for Counterterrorism, Drugs, and Latin America.
Serving in law enforcement for 39 years, Mr. Kramer is currently the Executive Director of the Colorado Springs Leadership Institute and a Managing Partner in KRW Associates, LLC.
A veteran emergency management professional, Ms. Corsaro is the Emergency Management Officer for a hospital and currently serves on the Colorado Emergency Management Association’s credentialing sub-committee.
Mr. Algeier is the Founder, President and CEO of homeland security consulting firm Conrad, Inc. and Executive Director of the Information Technology – Information Sharing and Analysis Center (IT-ISAC). He has extensive experience in government, corporate and non-profit cyber security and critical infrastructure protection.
Dr. France has more than 23 years of experience within the public safety sector, with an extensive background in law enforcement, homeland security, and preparedness. He has received extensive advanced training in Israel in terrorism, counterterrorism and homeland security strategy and policy.
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