35
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

Sam Houston State University / Department of Security Studies is located in Huntsville, TX, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Homeland security studies

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
21
Accepted
21
Enrolled
100%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Undergraduate degree, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, current resume, personal essay
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

35
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.71%
Black or African American 8.57%
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.71%

Gender

Male (77%)
Female (22%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time (5)
Part-time (1)
Male (5)
Female (1)

Location & Contact

Address Huntsville, TX  77341
United States
Contact Dr. Jurg Gerber
Chair
Phone: 936-294-1111