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A median tuition of $9,240 annually is charged by colleges in the US offering online masters degree in homeland security programs. Over the past few years, the median tuition has increased by 47.9%. The per annum median tuition was $6,249 at these online colleges and universities in 2007.
Online masters degree in homeland security schools are also known as national security schools. The range of tuition at colleges offering online homeland security programs at the masters level from least to most affordable is shown in the following chart:
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The most expensive colleges that have online masters degree in homeland security programs require students to pay a yearly tuition of over $11,152. On the other hand, per annum tuition charged by the cheapest colleges and universities ranges from $6,624 to $6,885. The least costly accredited online homeland security masters degree schools are located in Kentucky and Virginia.
- Master of Science in Homeland Security – Safety and Security
- Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security – Public Health Preparedness
- Master of Science in Integrated Homeland Security Management – Security Policy
- Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security – Agricultural Biosecurity
- Master of Science in Justice Studies – Terrorism and Homeland Security
- Master of Science in Homeland Security – Information Assurance
- Master of Science in Integrated Homeland Security Management – Information Assurance
- Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security – Information Security and Forensics
- Master of Science in Homeland Security – Military Leadership
- Master of Arts in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
Of all homeland security graduates with masters degrees from online colleges across the country, approximately 30% graduated from these low tuition programs in 2011. This represents 40,006 of the 135,405 graduates from around the US. Between 2006 and 2011, the number of homeland security graduates with masters degrees from the least expensive online colleges has increased by 28,333 graduates yearly, while the percentage of graduates from these colleges has decreased.
Tuition ranging from $8,064 to $9,240 per year is charged by other somewhat more expensive online homeland security masters degree colleges and universities. An estimated 2 of the 7 online schools that offer masters degrees in homeland security programs in the US charge tuition in this range.
In 2011, 29% of the country’s homeland security masters level graduates received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs. This represents 39,208 students.
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|1. Eastern Kentucky University||Richmond, Kentucky||$6,624||$18,144|
|2. Virginia Commonwealth University||Richmond, Virginia||$6,885||$19,604|
|3. University of Connecticut||Storrs, Connecticut||$8,064||$24,528|
|4. Wilmington University||New Castle, Delaware||$9,240||$9,240|
|5. Michigan State University||East Lansing, Michigan||$11,152||$29,108|
|6. Upper Iowa University||Fayette, Iowa||$22,350||$22,350|
|7. Fairleigh Dickinson University||Teaneck, New Jersey||$30,140||$30,140|