The MA in Management for Public Safety and Homeland
Security Professionals is a 33–36 credit program with
a required master's project. The program's blended
learning format offers flexibility for working students.
The coursework is completed online. In addition, three
one-day classroom sessions per year are required. These
classes are held on Saturdays at Pace's Pleasantville
Campus. The full program can be completed in two years.
Required Core Courses (15 credits)
Introduction to Homeland Security
Public Sector Management
Strategic Planning and Budgeting
U.S. Constitution and Ethical Issues
Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation
Additional/Elective Courses (18–21 credits)*
International Human Rights
Intelligence Gathering Strategies for
Technology and Critical Infrastructure Protection
Multidisciplinary Approaches to
Special Topics in Homeland Security
Psychology and Terrorism/Fear
Research Colloquium and Capstone Seminar
*Students choosing to complete a master's thesis are
required to complete only 33 credits. Thesis students will
select at least five courses from this grouping plus the
Research Colloquium and Capstone Seminar for a minimum
of 18 credits. All students will complete a master's project.
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