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Colorado Technical University

Doctor of Management in Homeland Security

Colorado Technical University's Doctor of Management in Homeland Security program is designed to develop management, organizational, and strategic thinking skills relevant to careers in homeland security operations. Read more about Colorado Technical University's Doctor of Management in Homeland Security program here.

Official Program Name:

Doctor of Management in Homeland Security

School Offering Program:

Colorado Technical University

Degree Level:

Doctor of Management

Program Prerequisites:

Students seeking to enter the Doctor of Management in Homeland Security program should hold a comparable master's degree. Those without a master's degree have the option to obtain one from Colorado Technical University while working on their doctoral degree. Applicants to Colorado Technical University's graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree.

Program Description:

Colorado Technical University's Doctor of Management in Homeland Security program combines a core curriculum in research and fundamental management skills with a focus on homeland security issues, policies, and strategies. First-year students study basic research methods and management techniques, while the second and third years focus on homeland security topics. Concentration area courses address large scale crisis operations, interagency collaboration methods in crisis response situations, emergency planning and operations, strategic thinking, and organizational policies. Students have the option to pursue an emphasis in advanced topics of management, where they can concentrate on a particular area of interest. These areas include:

  • Entrepreneurship and Family Business Management
  • International Management
  • Non-violent Transformational Change Management

Learning Format:

Offered online and at selected campuses

Program Length:

96 credits

Financial Aid:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify, and Colorado Technical University's staff help students identify aid options. Aid opportunities include federal grants; military aid; and federal, state, and private lending programs. Financial aid options differ based on the program's learning format.

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Required Courses for a Doctor of Management in Homeland Security:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Colorado Technical University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses

  • MGMT 800: Fundamentals of Management (5 credits)
  • MGMT 801: Research and Writing I (3 credits)
  • MGMT 805: Research Methods and Design (5 credits)
  • MGMT 806: Research and Writing II (3 credits)
  • MGMT 810: Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods (5 credits)
  • MGMT 811: R&W III: Action Research Theory (3 credits)
  • MGMT 815: Quantitative Methods (5 credits)
  • MGMT 816: R&W IV: The Practice of Action Research (3 credits)
  • MGMT 821: R&W V: Process Consulting and Intervention Theory (3 credits)
  • MGMT 826: R&W VI: The Practice of Process Consulting and Intervention (3 credits)
  • MGMT 831: Research and Writing VII (3 credits)
  • MGMT 836: Research and Writing VIII (3 credits)
  • MGMT 840: Philosophy of Science, Values, and Ethics (5 credits)
  • MGMT 841: Research and Writing IX (3 credits)
  • MGMT 845: Leadership (5 credits)
  • MGMT 846: Research and Writing X (3 credits)
  • MGMT 851: Research and Writing XI (3 credits)
  • MGMT 856: Research and Writing XII (3 credits)

Concentration Courses

  • HLS 820: Contemporary Issues in Homeland Security (5 credits)
  • HLS 825: Network Organizations and Other Large Scale Interventions (5 credits)
  • HLS 830: Policy and Governance in Trans-Organizational Collaboration (5 credits)
  • HLS 835: Crisis Planning and Operations Management (5 credits)
  • HLS 850: Strategic Thinking for HLS (5 credits)
  • HLS 855: Futuring and Innovation in HLS (5 credits)

Post Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of Colorado Technical University's Doctor of Management in Homeland Security program could seek management or leadership positions in government agencies, security companies, or emergency response operations. They could apply their knowledge of crisis management, emergency preparedness, and contemporary homeland security procedures to a variety of jobs in the field.

Graduates could seek positions in several areas of homeland security, including:

  • Law enforcement
  • Customs and border patrol
  • Immigration
  • Computer security
  • Investigations

CTU does not guarantee employment or salary. University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University's catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met.