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Master of Science in Homeland Security

The Northwestern State University Master of Science in Homeland Security (HS) is designed to provide an analysis and understanding of the emerging challenges of globalization and our “new world order,” transnational security issues that present global implications; informed theories, regarding the causes and control of International and Domestic Terrorism; the identification and interorganizational characteristics of terror groups and transnational organized crime; an appreciation for the sensitive balance between constitutional issues and homeland security; network security, cyberwarfare, cyberforensics, and countermeasures; the significant challenges of intelligence analysis, executive leadership, diplomacy, rationality, and ethics; counterterrorism, covert operations and advanced criminal investigation; and conflict resolution, intervention strategies, and de-escalation.

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Email: crim_justice@nsula.edu
Phone: 318-357-6967
Website: Department of Criminal Justice, History, and Social Sciences