Interim Director: 
Dr. David A. Schroeder, Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Ph.D., John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Phone: (203) 931-2959

The Master of Science program in National Security is taught by faculty distinguished both by their academic credentials and by their professional experience within the National Security Intelligence Community.

The first of its kind when it began in 2001, the University of New Haven National Security program provides students with extensive study in homeland and international security issues, computer fraud investigation, government policy, terrorism, and more.

Students benefit by learning from experienced practitioners in the field who possess experience in the FBI, CIA, United Nations, Connecticut State Police, private investigation labs, security agencies, and more. Whether you are currently working in the security field or wish to embark on your first career, the program will prepare you with the necessary skills to succeed in the intelligence community. Students in the program are required to complete an internship, research, or thesis experience prior to graduation. Areas of research include, but are not limited to, national security, public safety, emergency management, and homeland security. A concentration in Information Protection and Security in the program allows students to pursue specific study in cybersecurity and the protection of information systems within the intelligence community. 

Related Programs

If you are interested in National Security, you may also want to find out more about our M.S. Criminal Justice, M.S. Criminal Justice OnlineM.S. Fire Science, M.S. Emergency Management, and M.S. Investigations programs.