MS in National Security Management Overview The accredited online Master of Science in National Security Management from the College of Computing & Informatics involves an understanding of national and homeland security, policy, law, social, and technological environments.Areas of Study and Certificate OptionsThe MS in National Security Management focuses on four major areas of study. Students not wishing to complete the full master's program may choose to take the courses from any of these areas as a stand alone certificate program. Certificate credits may also be transferred into the master's program prior to the awarding of the certificate.Continuity ManagementHelps organizations and businesses prepare and cope with possible disruption of operations, whatever they may be. Cybersecurity, Law & PolicyExamines technical and policy issues under one umbrella while looking at issues of cybersecurity. Homeland SecurityExamines the evolution of Homeland Security as a concept, a legal framework and the redirection of national policies to align with various threats. IntelligenceIntroduces advanced theoretical and practical frameworks for the study of intelligence and its application in a wide variety of contexts, both foreign and domestic. CareersPublic SectorCommerce, Defense, Homeland Security, State, Treasury, FBI, CIA, DEA, and the National Guard.Private SectorPhysical Security, Information Security, Personnel Security, Information Systems Security, Homeland Security, and Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP.)Information Security AnalystThe Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 37% increase in this position in the coming years - much faster than the average for all other occupationsState restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum HSM 544Introduction to Homeland Security3.0CST 604Technology for Homeland Security3.0HSM 549Terrorism and Homeland Security3.0INFO 719Introduction to National Security Enterprise 3.0CST 609National Security Intelligence3.0CST 614Counterintelligence3.0INFO 517Principles of Cybersecurity3.0INFO 717Cyber-Computer Crime Law3.0INFO 718Cybersecurity, Law and Policy3.0HSM 644Public Management in Crisis3.0HSM 645Emergency Incident Risk Management3.0HSM 646Infrastructure Disaster Recovery3.0NSM 710Applied Project I 3.0NSM 711Applied Project II3.0NSM 712Applied Project III3.0Total Credits45.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, with a GPA of 3.0 or aboveRequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedOne letter of recommendation required, two suggested (professional or academic) Essay/Statement of Purpose In approximately 500 words, describe your professional goals, how an advanced degree facilitates the success of those goals, and anything else you want the Admissions Review Board to know about youResumeAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2016-2017 is $1192 per credit. This rate applies only to new online students.Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. This program is eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings. When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2015 September 21, 2015 December 5, 2015 December 7, 2015 December 12, 2015 Winter 2016 January 4, 2016 March 14, 2016 March 15, 2016 March 19, 2016 Spring 2016 March 28, 2016 June 6, 2016 June 7, 2016 June 10, 2016 Summer 2016 June 20, 2016 August 29, 2016 August 30, 2016 September 3, 2016 Apply today for the MS in National Security Management Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.