Tulane SOPA is honored with this recognition," said Michael Wallace, the university's director of emergency and security studies. "College Choice is a thorough, credible, respected source of rankings in advanced education.
NEW ORLEANS (PRWEB) November 28, 2017
The Tulane School of Professional Advancement (SOPA) ranks second among the 24 Best Online Master's Degrees in Homeland Security for 2017, according to College Choice, a respected authority on college and university rankings and resources. The independent online publication's research is based on the school's academic reputation, its affordability, the retention of students and their early salaries after graduation.
Among the publication's data sources are the U.S. News and World Report, The National Center for Education Statistics, each school's website and PayScale. The full ranking is available here.
"Tulane SOPA is honored with this recognition," said Michael Wallace, the university's director of emergency and security studies. "College Choice is a thorough, credible, respected source of rankings in advanced education. This impressive ranking validates the work of everyone in the Emergency & Security Studies program."
Courses are available across Tulane's three campus locations and online, but it is possible to complete the M.P.S. program entirely online. The Emergency & Security Studies curriculum is aligned with the Naval Postgraduate School's Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS).
The School of Professional Advancement's Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) in Homeland Security Studies offers core classes to provide students with theoretical approaches and practical applications to intelligence and analysis, counter-terrorism, cyber-security, emergency and infrastructure management.
M.P.S. graduates are prepared to work in emergency management, intelligence analysis, counter-terrorism analysis and cybersecurity. They are also ready for jobs in border protection and security, as well as infrastructure protection in local, state and federal government and the private sector.
For more information, interested parties can call (504) 865-5555 or visit sopa.tulane.edu. The school's Uptown campus is located at 6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, La. 70118.
Tulane School of Professional Advancement addresses the needs of working adult students with four distinct master's degree programs, 26 undergraduate degrees and a variety of flexible certificate programs. The faculty includes working professionals and industry leaders, with an emphasis on networking and hands-on career preparedness. To accommodate working adults, class schedules include daytime, evening, weekend, and online options.