Event Details

Homeland Security Webinar

October 6, 2021 / 12:00 pm (EDT) 1:00 pm (EDT)

This webinar is intended for prospective Penn State World Campus students interested in the homeland security program. Program leadership will discuss the multiple options associated with the graduate degree and graduate certificates and explain important program deadlines and requirements. The presentation will also outline the benefits of choosing Penn State to continue your education, what to expect as an online student in the program, and the application process and recommended next steps.

Register for the webinar to learn about:

  •    The program options and specialization areas offered to students:
    • Base Program (including an International Track, Business Management, Emergency Management, Public Safety, and Law specializations)
    • Agriculture Biosecurity Option
    • Counterterrorism Option
    • Cyber Threat Analytics and Prevention Option
    • Intelligence and Geospatial Analysis Option
    • Information Security and Forensics Option
    • Public Health Preparedness Option
  • HLS program requirements and objectives
  • Resources available to students in these programs
  • Career paths and opportunities for graduates

There will be plenty of time during the webinar to ask your own questions, too. So, make plans to join us!

  • Alexander Siedschlag, Ph.D.
    Alexander Siedschlag

    Program Chair

    Dr. Alexander Siedschlag is a professor of homeland security and chair of homeland security programs. His expertise includes comparative homeland security, security cultures, disaster and crisis management, scenario foresight, and NATO and European Union security policies.

  • Alison Shuler
    Alison Shuler

    Program and Internship Coordinator

    Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security

  • Lesa Stanford
    Lesa Stanford

    Program Office Assistant

    Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security

Register for the event


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