Homeland Security Student
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Master of Science in Homeland Security

Protect Human, Financial and Physical Resources with a Master’s in Homeland Security

In Wilmington University’s dynamic master’s degree in homeland security you’ll learn to use leading methodologies to address the ever-evolving security challenges facing organizations and agencies. Offered as a 100% online homeland security degree, this program allows working professionals, information assurance specialists, law enforcement and military personnel the flexibility to complete their M.S. in Homeland Security when and where is best for their schedule.

Designed and Led by Experts in Homeland Security

In this homeland security degree program, engaged faculty who are active practitioners will guide you through in-depth coursework that explores risk management, public safety and information security. You’ll graduate with the theoretical and practical knowledge to advance your homeland security career or pursue doctoral-level education.

Customize Your Homeland Security Degree Through Concentrations

Align your study with your specific career goals through a choice of three concentrations. Each examines current topics and emerging trends that shape the landscape of homeland security, and customize your degree program.

Out-of-Class Security Experiences Add Depth to Your Education

Hands-on learning through field experience enhances your mastery of homeland security competencies and prepares you to adapt to industry changes. The program culminates in a capstone project consisting of a field practicum, research project or study and the submission of a final paper/portfolio.


* To be eligible for this concentration, students must have successfully completed the Delaware Leadership Academy sponsored by the Delaware National Guard.

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Choose from 4 Specialized Homeland Security Concentrations

  • Applied Homeland Security Intelligence
  • Management and Organization Continuity
  • Military Leadership*
  • Safety and Security
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Finish your Homeland Security master’s degree in as little as one year.
11 courses 33 total credits

$1,611 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit graduate degree course.
Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit.
You only pay for the courses you need to complete your master's in homeland security degree.

Career and Industry Outlook for M.S. in Homeland Security Graduates

A M.S. in Homeland Security degree opens the door to career growth and leadership positions in many fields.



Threats to our homeland are complex, diverse and continuously evolving. Mitigating these threats to our security and way of life is dependent upon the current and next generation of homeland security professionals. WilmU's M.S. in Homeland Security provides the knowledge and insights needed by current and future practitioners to protect the homeland. — Kurt Reuther, DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis (retired)
MS in Homeland Security, Dr. Gregory Warren testimonial Wilmington University

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