How To Apply
It’s easy to apply for your master’s in HSEP.
Click here to apply to the HSEP program.
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.
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.
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|
|Police Officer||$65,170 1|
|Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$86,030 1|
|Community Outreach Coordinator||$45,000 3|
|Social and Community Service Manager||$65,320 1|
|Medical and Health Services Managers||$100,980 1|
|Protective Service WorkerSupervisor||$51,930 1|
|Border Patrol Officer||$66,565 2|
|Intelligence Analyst||$97,866 2|
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