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Homeland Security and Emergency Management, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
San Diego, CA, United States| Online
Prepare for careers in the security, business continuity, and disaster management fields in the public sector (city, state, or federal governments), nonprofit organizations, and private industry with the Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency Management at the National University.
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Overview

Homeland Security and Emergency Management Program at the National University Learning Outcomes

  • Apply relevant criticism in sustained analysis and interpretations of security management thinking.
  • Evaluate emergency disaster pre-plans, recovery plans, and after-action reports.
  • Engage in informed critical discussion, both oral and written, pertaining to domestic security management and past breaches of security within the United States.
  • Apply analytical skills in approaching ethical dilemmas and implications of technology and other areas faced in government and private industry.
  • Describe the political and religious implications of the terrorist climate.
  • Describe and analyze the role groups and teams have in organizations as they relate to addressing homeland security and emergency management issues.
  • Describe the roles local, state and federal government agencies have in addressing homeland security and emergency management issues.
  • Develop written, oral communication and critical thinking skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • It provides a solid foundation in the security issues, practices, politics, and cultures of terrorism; best practices to cope with a pending emergency; and operations during, and recovery from, an emergency.
  • Throughout the homeland security degree program, you’ll conduct research on various government and private sector entities and report on suggested improvements in preparing for an emergency.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

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General Requirements

All entering undergraduate students without prior college level English and/or Math courses must take the ACCUPLACER mathematics and English evaluation as part of the admissions process. The results of the evaluation are printed immediately and a copy is provided to the student. Read more about Placement by Evaluation. The ACCUPLACER may be taken once at no charge. Subsequent examinations can be repeated after 14 days for a $5 fee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    370 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 370 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    370 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 370 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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Cost per Quarter Unit - $370

Living costs for San Diego

  • 1400 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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