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Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) - Homeland Security Policy and Coordination

Offered By: Walden University

Today's complex public safety environment demands smart policy on emergency response strategies. Prepare to implement protective measures and policies without compromising individual rights and freedoms. With this knowledge, you are equipped to effectively develop policy to protect individuals' safety and freedom. Across the public sector spectrum, career opportunities are predicted to expand rapidly over the next five years. At every level—federal, state, and local—this growth trend in employment will fuel a demand for qualified managers who can lead public agencies or direct public policy organizations.* Prepare to advance your career and to meet this increasing need for public sector professionals as you gain the skills to translate public policies into effective programs and projects. International themes and concepts incorporated throughout your coursework will broaden your perspective of public service. Walden's M.P.A. program can be completed in less than two years, depending on individual progress and credits transferred.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Career Guide to Industries, 2008–09 Edition.