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Enroll in the HSEP master’s program to advance your career and serve your community. The threats of modern society don’t stop, so why should you? Apply today and put your new skills into action immediately.

Key Dates and Deadlines

Priority Application Deadline
March 1, 2020
Final Submit Deadline
April 20, 2020
Start of classes
May 18, 2020
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How To Apply

It’s easy to apply for your master’s in HSEP.

Click here to apply to the HSEP program. There is a $70 application fee.

Explain why you are pursuing a master’s in HSEP from VCU Wilder School.

The Wilder School waives the test requirements under certain circumstances. You are strongly encouraged to request information for more detail.

Work and volunteer history should demonstrate a commitment to service.

Demonstrate completion of a bachelor’s degree.

Your personal and professional references should illustrate your capacity for graduate study.

Tuition & Fees

Part Time Full Time
36 Credits In State
$28,764
In State
$30,172
Out of State
$56,448
Out of State
$58,168

* VCU reserves the right to adjust tuition costs when deemed necessary. The VCU Board of Trustees sets official fees in June/July of each year.

* Fees and tuition costs displayed hereinabove are calculated using the following assumptions: (i) In-State and Out-of-State part-time students consume 2 courses (or 6 credits) each term for 6 terms in pursuit of the degree; (ii) In-State and Out-of-State full-time students consume 3 courses (or 9 credits) each term for 4 terms in pursuit of the degree.

About VCU’s Office of Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid provides a variety of services to help students afford higher education via grants, scholarships, work-study employment and loans. The Office of Financial Aid administers and distributes funds from federal, state, institutional and private sources. One-on-one appointments are available to students, their parents, faculty and staff. Financial aid funds are applied first to the student’s university bill. Refunds are generated when financial aid exceeds university charges.

VCU uses all available funds to help students gain access to a college education. Eligibility for financial aid varies depending on a student’s academic and financial circumstances. In most cases, each student will qualify for some form of financial assistance.

Code of Conduct

Virginia Commonwealth University is a member of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA). As a member of NASFAA, VCU’s Office of Financial Aid employees abide by the Statement of Ethical Principles. NASFAA has developed a Code of Conduct in response to changing business practices in the student loan industry. Visit the NASFAA website for more information.

Events

Online MA HSEP Program Application Overview
April 8, 2020
7:00 PM EST
The VCU Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs presents the Online MA HSEP Program Application Overview. Join us to learn more about the Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness program, discover how to earn a MA HSEP degree and the benefits of online learning. Come find out what makes VCU one of the top ranked schools of Government and Public Affairs nationally and what makes it right for you!
Online MA HSEP Program Application Overview
May 6, 2020
7:00 PM EST
The VCU Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs presents the Online MA HSEP Program Application Overview. Join us to learn more about the Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness program, discover how to earn a MA HSEP degree and the benefits of online learning. Come find out what makes VCU one of the top ranked schools of Government and Public Affairs nationally and what makes it right for you!
Online MA HSEP Program Application Overview
June 9, 2020
7:00 PM EST
The VCU Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs presents the Online MA HSEP Program Application Overview. Join us to learn more about the Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness program, discover how to earn a MA HSEP degree and the benefits of online learning. Come find out what makes VCU one of the top ranked schools of Government and Public Affairs nationally and what makes it right for you!
Online MA HSEP Program Application Overview
July 8, 2020
7:00 PM EST
The VCU Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs presents the Online MA HSEP Program Application Overview. Join us to learn more about the Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness program, discover how to earn a MA HSEP degree and the benefits of online learning. Come find out what makes VCU one of the top ranked schools of Government and Public Affairs nationally and what makes it right for you!

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