Virginia Commonwealth University
VCU Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness degree

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Below is a list of links about our new program, related careers, as well as additional information pertaining to homeland security and emergency preparedness.


Explore our Homeland Security career options

Are you the next Jeh Jonhson or Michael Chertoff?

Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Faculty

Natalie Baker (Assistant Professor)

Maureen-Moslow Benway (Instructor)

Carolyn Goerzig, Assistant Professor

Jim Keck (Instructor)

Jason K. Levy (Associate Professor), Coordinator of Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), Chair of the Disaster Resilience and Crisis Management (DRCM) Group and Director of the National Homeland Security Project (NHSP), one of six divisions in VCU's Center for Public Policy

Bill W. Newmann, Associate Professor, Former Director of Undergraduate Students and Founding Chair (Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness)

Will Pelfrey, Associate Professor

in the news

The word is out about our hottest new major, Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Read related research activities.

Virginia Commonwealth University’s online M.A. in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness ranks #9 in “The 25 Best Online Master in Homeland Security Degree Programs”

For admissions information, please visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Disaster Preparedness and Crisis Management

Service Learning and Emergency Management

more links about this emerging field

Unleash your inner Janet Nepolitano and W. Craig Fugate with a Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Major

To volunteer
Now that you’ve read more about the exciting field of homeland security and emergency preparedness, find out more ways to get involved.

Opportunities to shape your future
Countless opportunities await you in the field of homeland security and emergency preparedness. From protecting the country’s borders to screening passengers flying across the world to analyzing intelligence reports, the prospects are limitless.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

contact us

Jason Levy, PhD
Phone: (804) 828-8040


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Updated: April 25, 2015