Credit Distribution

I. Homeland Security Area of Study (18 Credits)

HLS-5050 Foundations of Homeland Security3
MPL-5100 Research Methods in Public Service3
HLS-6110 International Legal and Ethical Issues3
HLS-6250 Technology and Information Security3
HLS-6400 Funding and Program Administration for Homeland Security3
NOTE: MPL-5100: Research Methods in Public Service should be taken within the first 12 credits of the degree.

Students select one of the following

MPL-5200 Program Analysis and Evaluation3
MNP-5150 Leading Strategic Change in Public Service3

II. Counterterrorism Concentration (12 Credits)

HLS-5000 Terrorism and Homeland Security in the U.S.3
HLS-5100 Protecting the Homeland: Balancing Security and Liberty3
HLS-6200 Homeland Security Preparedness: Prevention and Deterrence3
HLS-6300 Protecting the Homeland: Response and Recovery3

III. Homeland Security Electives (3 Credits)

Select one of the following:
HLS-5010 Natural Disasters and Security Planning3
HLS-6100 The Psychology and Sociology of Disaster3
For additional homeland security elective course options, students should contact an academic advisor.

IV. Capstone in Homeland Security (3 Credits)

MPL-7100 Public Service Capstone3

Total Credit Hours: 36