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Capella University's online Master's in Homeland Security program equips you with skills in threat analysis and resolution. You will learn from faculty who are leaders in the field, with experience working directly for or with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the National Security Agency (NSA), and other federal, state, local, and tribal agencies.

By the end of the program, you will have a professional portfolio that demonstrates your homeland security skills and proves your understanding of the concepts that qualify you to be a leader in the field.

To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Degree Outcomes

With your Master's in Homeland Security from Capella, you'll coordinate with multiple agencies, foreign, domestic, public, and private, in order to communicate, gather, process and share information. You'll also perform technical or managerial leadership in order to guide, educate, inform, and influence others to accomplish goals, policies, priorities and needs. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Master's in Homeland Security include asylum officer, border patrol agent, counterterrorism enforcement agent, crisis management consultant, emergency preparedness specialist or coordinator, homeland security agency director, homeland security coordinator or manager, immigration enforcement agent, intelligence analyst, mission support specialist, preparedness and incident management director, prevention and response specialist or screening analyst. Potential workplaces include: corporate security firm, government agency, homeland security agency, law enforcement agency, private security firm or nonprofit organization.

For a More In-Depth Study

With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.

Earn Credit for What You Already Know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor or visit our competency-based Prior Learning Assessment.