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Salve Regina University    
 
    
 
  Dec 11, 2017
 
2017-18 Graduate Catalog

Administration of Justice and Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Intelligence Concentration (M.S.)


This program is designed to respond to the interests, knowledge requirements, and needs of professionals not limited to the field of law enforcement and justice at the local, regional, state and international levels. Professionals in this field require an education that prepares them for global challenges that impact cybersecurity and intelligence at home and abroad. It is necessary for professionals in this field to have an understanding of the advancing technological world and its immense impact on the global community.

This program includes attention to counterterrorism training in such areas as information technology, terrorist groups, domestic terrorism, high tech crimes, intelligence gathering, and financial investigative techniques. To support this effort, practical problems will be discussed with emphasis on enhanced cooperation with law enforcement at the international, federal, state, local, and tribal levels.  A commitment to technical report writing and analytical thinking is a consistent priority that is based upon the needs of current and future skill requirements.

Program Requirements


Following the completion of an approved program of 12 courses (36 credits) and all degree requirements, the Master of Science in Administration of Justice and Homeland Security is conferred.

Curriculum


Students must successfully complete 12 courses totaling 36 credits to earn the master’s degree. All students must complete the curriculum as follows:

Required Courses:


There are eight (8) required courses in the administration of justice and homeland security program. These courses are as follows:

Concentration Requirements


Program requirements and curriculum following the completion of an approved program of 12 courses (36 credits), which includes the selection of four electives from the list below and all degree requirements, the Master of Science in Administration of Justice and Homeland Security with a concentration in cybersecurity and intelligence is conferred.

The concentration in cybersecurity and intelligence focuses on the conceptual aspects of what steps need to be taken so that managers can lead and interact in a technological environment and bridge the communication gap between management and technicians. The concentration in cybersecurity and Intelligence highlights theory, policy, and problems in this emerging field.  Developing special topics courses are designed to enable students to stack credentials and certifications which will be helpful in the competitive field of cybersecurity and intelligence.

Required Course


Students must complete one of the following two courses: