Courses in Penn State's 33-credit online Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security - Public Health Preparedness option prepares students to plan for and lead effective medical and public health responses to natural and man-made disasters. This option focuses on the medical and public health sectors in an all-hazards environment.
All students are required to complete the HLS Orientation (non-credit) as part of the HLS core curriculum before the end of their first semester. This orientation provides an overview of the HLS program and the field of homeland security.
Required Courses (9 credits)
Public Health Preparedness Option Prescribed Courses (12 credits)
Electives (select 9 credits)
Capstone Experience (3 credits)
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