Admission Requirements & Deadlines

Integrated Homeland Security Management (M.S.) 

Application Deadlines

Spring Summer Fall

Priority Deadline: Nov. 1

Final Deadline: Jan. 7

Final Deadline: May 1

Priority Deadline: June 15

Final Deadline: Aug. 15

Admission Criteria

  • No GRE scores are required.
  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 is required for full admission to the program, and 2.75 is required for conditional admission. All GPA calculations for admission are based upon the last 60 credits of undergraduate and post-baccalaureate study. See graduate admissions policies for more information.

Application Requirements 

Submit an online application, application fee and official transcripts, along with:

  • Letters of Recommendation: Two letters of recommendation attesting to your ability to withstand the rigors of a graduate education (email addresses of recommenders must be entered on application) are required.
  • Personal Statement: A two-page personal statement describing relevant work experience in political science, health science, information technology or other related fields.
  • Essay: A three-page essay discussing a specific, current threat to homeland security and a potential policy response to it. Applicants are encouraged to think broadly in regard to threats and consider the panoply of homeland security issues — including, but not limited to, terrorism, natural disasters, community policing, political extremism, community wellness, or the effects of environmental change.
  • Resume: A current professional resume.

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

U.S. Immigration requires F1 and J1 students to be enrolled full-time with the majority of their classes taken in-person and on campus. For a list of TU programs that comply as well as information on required credential evaluations and English-language proficiency, please see admission requirements for international students.