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Master of Science in Security Studies

Program Type

Master of Science (MS)

Program Length

36 Credit Hours


The Master of Science in Security Studies is a specialized degree program that will produce professionals who are best qualified to meet the unique needs of the criminal justice system and homeland security. The broad educational objective is to develop managers and leaders who possess expertise in both theoretical and experiential dimensions of security management. Graduates will be knowledgeable of pragmatic issues but will also operate on the cutting edge of strategic issues facing security in the future.


Application Deadlines

  • February 1 - Fall
  • September 1 - Spring

Enrollment Semester

Fall, Spring

Program Offered

Face-to-Face (Daytime and Evenings)

Tuition and Cost

Rates per semester

Additional Program Information

Department Website

Catalog Information

Application Requirements

  1. Graduate Admissions Application
  2. Application Fee
  3. Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
  4. Official transcripts of all college-level coursework
  5. Undergraduate degree in an allied field
  6. Minimum 3.0 GPA
  7. Official GRE scores
  8. Three recommendation letters from academic sources
  9. Personal Essay

Academic Advisor

Ms. Doris Pratt
(936) 294-3637

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