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Master of Science in Homeland Security

M.S. in Homeland Security: Law & Policy

MS in Homeland Security

Homeland security professionals work in an increasingly complex environment requiring high-level critical and creative thinking. Whether you’re a military officer or a government or private sector employee responsible for security operations and disaster preparedness, the M.S. in Homeland Security: Law & Policy degree will advance your technical expertise and enhance your value to your organization. Through a culminating simulation course, you will prove your readiness to manage an intensive homeland security crisis, providing front-line leadership in the following sectors:

  • Defense
  • Emergency Management
  • Immigration
  • Law Enforcement
  • Public Health
  • Public Works
  • Transportation

 

 

 

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Alex Terwilliger
Leavenworth Student & Academic Services Manager
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alex.terwilliger@ku.edu

Michael Hoeflich
Program Director
Distinguished Professor of Law
785-864-9259
hoeflich@ku.edu

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