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An Online Master’s in Homeland Security for Less Than $15,000

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Earn Your Master’s in Homeland Security Online

The 9/11 terrorist attacks triggered swift and decisive action to protect our nation and the safety of citizens and communities. By earning your MA in Homeland Security online from American Military University (AMU), you develop the advanced knowledge needed to thwart terrorism, create safeguard measures, and stay on the leading edge of an ever-evolving field.

AMU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At AMU, there are no entrance exams and programs start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule.

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AMU Gives You the Freedom to Learn

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Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates.

Out-Of-Pocket Tuition Possible

All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for our Freedom Grant® that covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.

Entrance Exams

No GRE, GMAT, or other standardized test scores required. Programs start monthly.

Application Fee

There is no cost to apply.

Transfer Credit Evaluation

AMU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

Textbooks & Ebooks

We provide no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all master’s-level U.S active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military spouses/dependents.

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Why You Should Earn This Master's From AMU

No Entrance Exams

Start your studies quickly. No GRE entrance exam is required, and the program starts monthly, putting you in control.

A Leading Authority

Homeland security is one of AMU’s flagship disciplines, and the University’s close ties with agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security keep our curriculum on the cutting edge.

Essential Coursework

AMU’s master’s degree in homeland security explores vital topics like homeland defense, privacy and civil liberties, resilience, domestic terrorism and extremist groups, and intelligence.

Focused Application

This degree is often sought by those wishing to build leadership skills and knowledge in national security and defense. To personalize your studies to align with your professional goals, you will choose a concentration area.

Collaborative Community

Learn alongside working professional student peers representing the military, government, intelligence, security, defense, healthcare, as well as local, state, and federal law enforcement.

Real-World Perspective

Your learning is enriched by the practical experience faculty share from their professional roles with government agencies, the military, defense, and law enforcement.

Helping You Save on Your Master's

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* Zero-out-of-pocket tuition may be possible when the Freedom Grant® is combined with other forms of financial assistance, such as military TA or federal Pell grants. The Freedom Grant is available to all U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists. Military spouses/dependents are also eligible to receive a grant that covers tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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