Master of Science in Cyber and Homeland Security Administration - Degree Requirements

The MS in Cyber and Homeland Security Administration is a 36-credit graduate program divided into 12 courses. All students will be required to complete four mandatory courses & 2 electives. The program will focus on practical and theoretical aspects of enforcing and ensuring homeland security and includes areas of specialization. There is also a strong emphasis on leadership throughout the program.


Follow the linked course numbers to access each course's complete Coursefinder record including scheduling information.

MSCHSA program course offerings are also available in the School of Administrative Science Catalog (PDF).

CHSA 7601* Homeland Security and Constitutional Issues
CHSA 7602* Research and Policy Analysis
CHSA 7603* WMD/Terrorism Awareness
CHSA 7604* Strategic Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation


Elective Courses by Concentration
Terrorism and Security Studies Concentration (Select any six courses)
CHSA 6601* Terrorism Issues and Implications
CHSA 6602* Computer and Network Security
CHSA 6603* Cyber Forensics Issues and Impacts
CHSA 6604* Assessing Internal and External Threats
CHSA 6605* Preparing for Catastrophic Emergencies
CHSA 6606* Historical Perspectives of Terrorism
CHSA 6607* Border Security: Policies, Actions, and Implications
CHSA 6608* Terrorism and Disaster Management
CHSA 6609* The Face of Terror
CHSA 6610* Bio-terrorism Preparedness and Response


Emergency Management Concentration (Select any six courses)
CHSA 6611* Emergency Management
CHSA 6612* GIS in Emergency Management
CHSA 6613* Organizational Planning for Emergency Situations
CHSA 6614* Effective Risk Analysis
CHSA 6615 Managing Responses to Environmental Emergencies
CHSA 6616* Stress Awareness and Management
CHSA 6617* Sociological Effects of Disasters
CHSA 6618 Emergency Management Policies, Analysis, and Implications


Leadership Concentration (Select any six courses)
CHSA 6619* Collaborative leadership
CHSA 6620* Organizational Leadership
CHSA 6621* Human Resource Management
CHSA 6622* Effective Team Building
CHSA 6623* Implementing Organizational Change
CHSA 6624* Effective Decision Making for Organizations
CHSA 6625 Organizational Communication
CHSA 6626* Resolving Conflicts in Organizations
CHSA 6627* Values and Ethics for Decision Making


* Also available in online modality


Individual Development Plan for Students