7 specializations
Choose the base program or an option to customize your degree.
9 certificates
Earn a graduate certificate as an extra credential or as a step toward your master's degree.

Now More than Ever, a Degree That Makes a Difference — 100% Online

In today’s ever-changing threat environment, a quality education could help you make a difference in both your career and our nation.  Penn State's online homeland security portfolio is built around a foundational all-hazards approach to homeland security that is applicable to both the public and private sector with options and certificates in a variety of specializations.  

Master's Degree

  • Homeland Security Base Program
  • Homeland Security – Agricultural Biosecurity and Food Defense Option
  • Homeland Security – Counterterrorism Option
  • Homeland Security – Cyber Threat Analytics and Prevention Option
  • Homeland Security – Geospatial Intelligence Option
  • Homeland Security – Information Security and Forensics Option
  • Homeland Security – Public Health Preparedness Option

Graduate Certificates

  • Agricultural Biosecurity and Food Defense 
  • Counterterrorism  
  • Cyber Threat Analytics and Prevention 
  • Geospatial Intelligence Analytics 
  • Geospatial Intelligence Applications
  • Homeland Security Graduate Certificate
  • Hospital and Health System Preparedness
  • Information Systems Cybersecurity
  • Public Health Preparedness

To learn more about homeland security degree programs, please visit our website.

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