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Management Master's Degree
Homeland Security
Management

Management with Homeland Security Management Specialization
Master of Science
AT A GLANCE
  • 36 credits
  • Transfer up to 6 credits
  • All courses are available online
  • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
TUITION
  • $329 per credit hour (Europe)
  • $329 per credit hour (Downrange)

See our Tuition Rates page for details.

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Boost your career with this UMGC Europe specialization that can help you prepare to protect critical infrastructures.

The specialization in homeland security management helps prepare you to take a leadership role in protecting against natural and human-made threats to U.S. security. Gain practical, management-level experience in performing security risk assessments; planning for and managing operational recovery; and developing strategies to protect people, facilities, and critical infrastructure.

Perfect for midcareer professionals, the specialization in homeland security management includes coursework in issues in emergency management, cybersecurity, bioterrorism, and energy security, as well as core courses in business management. You'll use real data from real crises in assignments and projects and practice making executive-level decisions.

Core Courses

  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
  • (6 Credits, MGMT 630)
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640)
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 650)
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 670)

Alternate Course

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 610) and (3 Credits, MGMT 615) may be taken in lieu of (6 Credits, MGMT 630).

Specialization Courses

  • (3 Credits, HSMN 610)
  • (3 Credits, HSMN 625)
  • (3 Credits, HSMN 630)
  • (3 Credits, INFA 660)
  • (3 Credits, BSBD 641)
  • (3 Credits, EMAN 620)
  • (3 Credits, HSMN 670)
  • Note that a minimum grade of B must be earned in each undergraduate course for the credits to be accepted at the graduate level. 
  • Eligible credits must have been completed no earlier than two years before the beginning of graduate studies.
  • Admission requirements and time limits for degree completion apply to all applicants. 
  • Contact an academic advisor for details on eligibility.


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615) must be taken within the first 6 credits of study.

  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615) may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

  • (6 Credits, MGMT 630) (or
    (3 Credits, MGMT 610)) must be taken within the first 6 credits.

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640) should not be attempted simultaneously with
    (3 Credits, MGMT 650).

An articulation agreement allows students who completed their undergraduate degree at UMGC with a major in homeland security to reduce their total coursework for the graduate degree by up to 6 credits (two courses) and complete both degrees with a total of 150 credits of coursework.

The program will accept the following courses toward the completion of a specialization in homeland security within the MS in Management for a maximum of 6 credits:


  • (3 Credits, HMLS 302) instead of
    (3 Credits, HSMN 610) 

  • (3 Credits, HMLS 408) instead of
    (3 Credits, HSMN 625) 

The substitutions listed above are the only ones possible. Note that a minimum grade of B must be earned in each undergraduate course for the credits to be accepted at the graduate level. Eligible credits must have been completed no earlier than two years before the beginning of graduate studies. Admission requirements and time limits for degree completion apply to all applicants. Contact an academic advisor for details on eligibility.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

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Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

If you lack a recent background in finance or accounting, you should take UCSP 620 before
(3 Credits, MGMT 640). If you lack a recent background in statistics, you should take UCSP 630 before
(3 Credits, MGMT 650). Taking UCSP 605 is recommended to improve writing skills.

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