This is a new program. Applications are being accepted for summer 2023.

The College of Professional Studies offers a dual bachelor of professional studies (BPS) with a major in homeland security and master of professional studies (MPS) in the field of homeland security degree program. The program allows for the double counting of three courses (9 credits) completed in the BPS program toward completion of the MPS degree. All requirements for both degrees must be fulfilled.

Interested students should confer with their academic advisor in the fall semester of their senior year. Applications to the dual degree program are due in early December of the senior year.

Credit sharing: 9 credits
Undergraduate courses taken in the fall semester of the junior year, and corresponding graduate courses waived:
PSHS 3151Combating Domestic Terrorism (only 3 credits of this 4-credit course are shared between programs)
Waived:
Political Violence and Terrorism
PSHS 3150Transnational Threats and Security (only 3 credits of this 4-credit course are shared between programs)
Waived:
Globalization of Threats and International Security
Undergraduate course taken in the summer semester of the junior year, and corresponding graduate course waived:
PSHS 3170Infrastructure Protection (only 3 credits of this 4-credit course are shared between programs)
Waived:
Infrastructure Security and Protection