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Management Master's - Homeland Security Management 100% Online

Master of Science in Management with a Concentration in Homeland Security Management 100% Online

Management Master's - Homeland Security Management  Online Degree Program Overview

Homeland Security Management is an important field of work. After all, the safety of millions of people could depend on it. Are you interested in building strategies to help protect the public and various organizations? Would you like to gain dynamic skills while serving your country? If so, a career in Homeland Security Management could be a great fit for you.

The focus of Homeland Security Management is to develop critical strategies and manage technical resources with the goal of protecting people and infrastructure. Critical thinking, communication, problem solving, decision making and an understanding of different cultures lay the blueprint for a successful career in homeland security.

With a background in Homeland Security Management, you could find yourself in an environment where you will be responsible for risk assessment, disaster planning, response and recovery.   

Through ECPI’s year-round schedule, you could earn a 100% Online Master of Science Degree in Management with a Concentration in Homeland Security Management in as little as 2.5 years.

Program Description

ECPI University’s Online Homeland Security concentration provides students with theoretical, practical and applied skills in the management of homeland security incidents, resources, and constitutional issues. This concentration also provides students with the opportunity to gain knowledge in conflict management, professional communication, as well as ethics and leadership strategies. These learned skills could apply to managers and leaders in key roles throughout the criminal justice system.

Students will have the opportunity to gain knowledge of homeland security issues as well as how to manage them using various resources and strategies. Students should also expect to familiarize themselves with conflict resolution tactics and how to communicate in a diverse climate.

Course topics will cover:

  • Constitutional Issues in Homeland Security
  • Local Management of Homeland Security Incidents
  • Managing Technical Resources
Possible Career Track

Wide varieties of institutions need security personnel, so you have options with this concentration area. What organizations could I have the opportunity to be a part of with a Homeland Security Management concentration?

  • Transportation Security Administration Manager (TSA)
  • U.S. Customs Services
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Agent (FBI)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • U.S. Border Patrol
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
Curriculum

Program Requirements

Core Curriculum

27 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
MGT520 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
MGT524 Ethics and Corporate Responsibility 3
MGT528 Business Research and Analysis 3
MGT532 Organizational Change and Development 3
MGT560 Strategic Human Resources Management 3
MGT575 Modern Management Models 3
MGT585 Cultural Issues in Management 3
MGT604 Management and Strategy 3
MGT615 Management Capstone 3

Concentration Requirements

Homeland Security Management

9 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
HLS580 Constitutional Issues in Homeland Security 3
HLS584 Local Management of Homeland Security Incidents 3
HLS588 Managing Technical Resources 3

Human Resources Management

9 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
MGT590 Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) 3
MGT645 Human Resource Management Compliance 3
MGT648 Talent Management 3

Organizational Leadership

9 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
MGT625 Essentials of Leadership 3
MGT635 Open Source Leadership 3
MGT648 Talent Management 3
Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Master of Science in Management, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply strategic, tactical and operational knowledge to key business functions in support of organizational mission and vision. 
  • Employ research methods, information and organizational knowledge to make viable business decisions that expand competitive advantage. 
  • Design an efficient, integrated organizational structure leveraging human resources, technology and innovative techniques. 
  • Develop culturally conscious leadership and human resource management strategies that promote effective business operations. 
  • Demonstrate ethical, organizational and managerial responsibility.

The Homeland Security concentration provides students with theoretical, practical and applied skills in the management of homeland security incidents, resources, and constitutional issues; as well as managing conflict, professional communication, ethics and leadership strategies. These skills apply to managers and leaders in key roles throughout the criminal justice system.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are able to:

  • Analyze homeland security issues impacting the operations of criminal justice agencies.
  • Evaluate strategies for managing human resources during emergency management incidents.
  • Demonstrate professional communication techniques for small and large audiences, including written, electronic and interpersonal conversation.
  • Investigate criminal justice technical resources.

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