To prepare individuals to anticipate and handle threats to public security and safety, AUM is honored to instruct professionals in fields such as military, law enforcement, IT, emergency management and others.
AUM’s MS in Homeland Security and Emergency Management is offered online for your convenience.
Homeland Security and Emergency Management, M.S. Plan of Study
Homeland security is one of the largest job sectors in the federal government, with nearly 200,000 jobs accounting for approximately 10 percent of the federal workforce. Other employers for homeland security degree holders include the FBI, the Secret Service, the Department of Transportation, the various military branches, and state and local law enforcement. Many county- and state-level governments employ emergency management directors to manage response to extreme weather, natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other dangers. Private companies and nonprofits also hire security specialists to protect their employees, customers, computer networks and information. Potential job titles include:
The Criminal Justice Department also offers a master’s degree in Criminal Justice.
The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers students a traditional liberal arts education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.
Department of Criminal Justice
Auburn University at Montgomery
Clement Hall, Room 320
According to Payscale, salaries at the Department of Homeland Security for those holding master’s degrees range from $57,000 to $127,000. Discover other career possibilities:
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