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Master of Professional Studies in Security & Safety Leadership - Hampton Roads
The Master of Professional Studies in Security & Safety Leadership is offered by the College of Professional Studies in association with the Center for Excellence in Public Leadership.
Classes are held at GW's Graduate Education Center, Arlington, VA, GW's Hampton Roads Center, Newport News, VA and online
The College of Professional Studies, in partnership with the Center for Excellence in Public Leadership at GW, is offering a Master of Professional Studies degree in Security and Safety Leadership (SSL). This part-time program is designed to meet the professional development needs of individuals who are involved in the public or private safety sectors in the Hampton Roads area, and have experience in law enforcement, emergency management, corporate security, transportation security, fire service, public safety, public health preparedness, or the military.
The main objective of the Security and Safety Leadership program is to contribute to the professional development of safety professionals working in the Hampton Roads area by analyzing a wide range of homeland security issues, policies, and practices. Students in this degree program will develop competencies and knowledge relating to:
- Homeland Security strategy and policy development
- Regional security issues
- Emergency response
- Inter-agency cooperation
- Leadership and performance management
- Managing organizational change
- Intelligence and strategic analysis
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