Master of Science in Homeland Security - General

The CTU Master of Science in Homeland Security - General degree is designed to help students acquire a broad understanding of the homeland security enterprise at the strategic policymaking level. The program is geared towards homeland security practitioners and aims to provide them with analytical and communication tools that can help them prepare to become decision-makers in their chosen area of expertise.

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cybersecurity 2014-2021*

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TOTAL CREDITS

48

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online
  • Degree Requirements

    Courses- Concentration
    HCM670 Management of Human Resources in Healthcare 4
    HCM672 Quality Improvement in Healthcare 4
    HCM673 Healthcare Marketing Strategies 4
    HCM675 Healthcare Economics 4
    HCM679 Healthcare Management Capstone 4
    Total Credit Hours: 20
    Courses- Core
    HCM612 Managing the Healthcare Organization 4
    HCM632 Systems in Healthcare 4
    HCM671 Healthcare Statistics 4
    HCM674 Health Policy in the United States 4
    HCM676 Healthcare Finance 4
    HCM677 Information Systems for Healthcare 4
    HCM678 Healthcare Law and Ethics 4
    Total Credit Hours: 28

    Total Credit Hours: 48

  • Tuition

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  • Outcomes

    This degree program is designed to provide the following skills and knowledge:

    • Outline trends in the development and evolution of the HLS enterprise
    • Analyze current policy issues within the HLS enterprise and/or its sub-disciplines
    • Use research to suggest policy solutions to existing HLS problems
    • Explore strategies and institutional frameworks that affect HLS policy
    • Analyze the role of the intelligence community, first-responders, the military, the private sector and others in the HLS enterprise
    • Interpret, synthesize and critique the threat posed by terrorism, natural disasters and public health emergencies
    • Analyze the legal, institutional and policy barriers to unity of effort and enhanced HLS policy and the possible methodologies for circumventing or eliminating those barriers
    • Evaluate the impact of policies within HLS sub-disciplines on the creation of a common HLS strategy and effort
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7/1/2010 and 10/15/2010 who completed within 150% of the normal time period:20%

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*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