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Homeland Security Programs

a future in homeland security

By the Numbers


96%
of our ms ssem graduates are Employed*
64%
received a salary increase upon degree completion*
91%
MS SsEM graduates agreed that it helped them be more competitive in the job marketplace*
the u.s. dept. of homeland security employs more than 240,000 people (www.dhs.gov)

*2012 graduate survey

what can you do with a

homeland security master's degree?


From protecting infrastructure and information systems to patrolling the U.S. borders, homeland security touches industries around the world.

Upon graduating from our program, you should know how to:

Recognize significant hazards

Analyze intelligence

Respond to disaster and emergency situations

Understand the administrative responsibilities and regulations involved

You can use your homeland security degree to explore opportunities within:

  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • State homeland security departments
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • U.S. Secret Service
  • Office of the Inspector General
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
  • Transportation Security Agency
  • Local and state law enforcement agencies
  • Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection Directorate
Why Choose

EKU Online?


A homeland security graduate degree or graduate certificate from EKU can put you on the path to protect our nation. You can enjoy the flexibility of our online format and gain a competitive edge by applying your newfound knowledge in the field and earning a valuable credential.

Earn credit for your

Training and professional experience


We partner with several safety training organizations throughout the industry. If you've worked with any of these agencies, you may be eligible for MS SSEM credit:

  • OSHA Training Institute
  • Loss Prevention Foundation
  • National Fire Academy
  • U.S. Army (Homeland Security & Safety)
  • National Safety Management Society