of Justice

Master of Science


Homeland Security Concentration

Wilmington University is pleased to announce that the Homeland Security concentration is now being offered as a separate Master's degree. Additional information regarding the Master of Science in Homeland Security is available in the University catalog.

This concentration focuses on gaining an understanding and a working knowledge of major issues in Homeland Security. Students will broaden their base of knowledge through examination of current topics in Homeland Security with an emphasis on modern terrorism, risk assessment and management, as well as the practical legal implications involved.

Core Courses

Five courses as listed on the course requirements page.

Area Specialization Courses

MAJ 7000 Available Online  Contemporary Issues in Homeland Security

MAJ 7001 Available Online  Terrorism

MAJ 7002 Available Online  Legal Aspects of Homeland Security

MAJ 7003 Available Online  Risk Assessment and Management


MAJ 6601 Available Online  Typologies of Crime

MAJ 6605 Available Online  Supervision and Management

MAJ 6607 Available Online  Workplace Law and Liability

MAJ 6608 Available Online  Police Executive Leadership

MAJ 6609 Available Online  Violent Crime

MAJ 6610 Available Online  White Collar Crime

MAJ 6611 Available Online  Victimology

MAJ 6612 Available Online  Drugs and Society

MAJ 6613 Available Online  Mental Health and the Law

MAJ 6614 Available Online  Addiction Studies

MAJ 6615 Available Online  Therapeutic Strategies for Criminal Justice Offenders

MAJ 6616 Available Online  Judicial Procedures

MAJ 6618 Available Online  Contemporary Issues in Corrections

MAJ 6619 Forensic Behavior Analysis

MAJ 6632 Quantitative Applications

MAJ 6634 Available Online Leadership Through Films

MAJ 6900 Thesis Supervision

MAJ 6901 Graduate Practicum

New electives and special topics are added based upon changes in the discipline and the identified needs and interests of the students.

Qualified candidates must hold a master's degree in criminal justice or a related discipline from an accredited institution, apply to the Certificate Program and meet all admissions requirements for the Master of Science in Homeland Security Program as listed above. Applicants will have the option to petition for review of up to six credits of previous graduate work as it applies to this program.

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2015-2016 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2015 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.