About Homeland Security
Meet the challenges in protecting our nation.
Professionals who are invested in our nation’s security gain in-depth knowledge through Cal U’s Master of Science in Legal Studies program. The homeland security concentration provides a comprehensive study of ways to prevent and counter terrorism and make the United States and its citizens less vulnerable to attacks.
The specialized master’s in homeland security emphasizes a full range of policy issues, including:
- Plans, programs and strategies to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States.
- Strategies for reducing America’s vulnerability to terrorism.
- Organizational arrangements needed to strengthen homeland security, including local/state/federal, civil/military and interagency cooperation.
Through critical analysis of real-world situations, you’ll seek opportunities to develop policies that improve homeland security preparedness.
Uphold civil liberties while keeping America safe.
Students in the M.S. in Legal Studies: Homeland Security concentration build professional skills while addressing some of the most challenging issues of our time.
In this fully online program, you’ll study domestic extremism, terrorism, and biological, chemical and nuclear threats. Thought-provoking courses also focus on ethics, law and public policy, civil liberties under the Constitution, emergency management principles, and intelligence practices in homeland security.
The online master’s in legal studies can be completed in one year of full-time or two years of part-time study. Cal U’s accelerated B.A. to M.S. in Legal Studies option reduces time to completion even further by allowing undergraduate students to complete up to 12 credits of graduate-level courses during their senior year.