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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

Early Decision Application Deadline
Priority Application Deadline
Final Submit Application Deadline
Fall 2024
May 24, 2024
June 28, 2024
July 19, 2024

How To Apply

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

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

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.

*Applicants are not required to submit standardized test scores.

Master of Arts in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Return on Investment

Graduates from master’s programs like ours often find employment in a range of positions across industries. Below are national average salaries for some of these positions. As each graduate is unique, you should evaluate your personal goals after graduation in order to assess your earning potential.

Cybersecurity Consultant$86,504 2
Information Security Analyst$99,730 1
Computer and Information Systems Manager$146,360 1
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army$71,494 3
Captain, U.S. Army$81,226 3
Major, U.S. Army$109,723 3
Disaster and Emergency Response
Disaster Program Specialist$58,804 3
Emergency Manager$72,733 2
Emergency Management Director$100,050 1
Supply Chain Business Operations Specialist$52,357 2
Operations Analyst$54,250 3
Operations Research Analyst$84,810 1
First Responders
Firefighter$50,850 1
Police Officer$65,170 1
Detectives and Criminal Investigators$86,030 1
Public Health
Community Outreach Coordinator$45,000 3
Social and Community Service Manager$65,320 1
Medical and Health Services Managers$100,980 1
Homeland Security
Protective Service Worker Supervisor$51,930 1
Border Patrol Officer$66,565 2
Intelligence Analyst$97,866 2

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Bachelor’s degree is required to attend; Applicants are not required to submit standardized test scores.

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