Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Homeland Security Graduate Brochure

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences - Year in Review 2011-2012

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The Program 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) Mandatory Orientation Introduction to Homeland Security 3 Public Sector Management 3 Strategic Planning and Budgeting 3 U.S. Constitution and Ethical Issues 3 Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation 3 Additional/Elective Courses (18–21 credits)* Comparative Governments 3 International Human Rights 3 Intelligence Gathering Strategies for Homeland Security 3 Technology and Critical Infrastructure Protection 3 Multidisciplinary Approaches to Homeland Security 3 Special Topics in Homeland Security 3 Psychology and Terrorism/Fear 3 Research Colloquium and Capstone Seminar 3 Total Credits: 33-36 *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. Visit us online at www.pace.edu/homelandsecurity and learn how you can advance your career in public safety and homeland security with Pace.

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