MS in National Security Management Overview **This program is not currently accepting new students. Please check back for updates.** 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 This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.Required Courses 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 2016 September 19, 2016 December 3, 2016 December 5, 2016 December 10, 2016 Winter 2017 January 9, 2017 March 18, 2017 March 20, 2017 March 25, 2017 Spring 2017 April 3, 2017 June 10, 2017 June 12, 2017 June 16, 2017 Summer 2017 June 26, 2017 September 2, 2017 September 5, 2017 September 9, 2017 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.