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M.S. in Psychology - Terrorism and Security

Walden University



The online M.S. in Psychology - Terrorism and Security degree from Walden University is an ideal psychology degree for those individuals who are looking to develop the psychological and public policy knowledge that is needed for understanding the impact of terrorism and the countermeasures that are needed for combating terrorist threats.

As students work with Walden's expert faculty, they will learn to apply various psychological concepts and principles in their study terrorism at the state, local, national, and international level as well as in understanding the countermeasures of terrorism.

The base of this online psychology of terrorism and security degree program has been set in understanding the systemic approaches to public safety, emergency preparedness, and disaster/trauma management.

Topics that are covered in this psychology degree's terrorism and security courses, include:

  • Contemporary Issues in Psychology
  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • Culture and Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Psychology of Terrorism
  • Research Design
  • Public Policy Implications of Terrorism Legislation and Policies
  • Disaster, Crisis, and Trauma
  • Terrorism: A Systemic Approach for Emergency Preparedness
  • Critical Incident Planning and Leadership

This online terrorism and security degree program will guide its students in understanding the countermeasures of terrorism, such as legislation and public policy, and how they fit with constitutional freedom.

All applicants must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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