Many people who dream about doing something to assist in the safety of others wish to work for the Department of Homeland Security. Now, a new degree program offered by Capella University will help potential students reach their life dream of working in the organization.

The online institution announced that it will offer a master’s of science (MS) in homeland security that was created for students who are already in a full-time job and are looking to advance their education through virtual means.

Some of the courses will be taught by experts who have worked in organizations such as the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, Federal Bureau of Investigation and Federal Emergency Management Agency, among others.

“We’re delighted to have assembled such a strong team to teach in our new MS in homeland security program,” said Micheal Kemp, faculty chair for the program and internationally recognized expert in the field of emergency management.