The MA in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security offered by the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy in collaboration with the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at Reichman University is a cutting edge program that combines academic study, simulations and workshops which offer special tools for critical thinking in this field.

About the Program


  • The courses provide concentrated, in-depth exposure to the phenomenon of modern terrorism and its characteristics, modus operandi, scope and dissemination throughout the world.
  • Students have the option to apply for the Counter-Terrorism & Homeland Security Specialization with Thesis.

  • Students will obtain an understanding of the challenge this phenomenon presents to decision-makers, security establishments, first responders, legal systems and the business sector, based on the experience Israel has accumulated in the field.

What Will You Study?

  • For the entire list of courses please refer to the Student Handbook
  • The academic administration of Reichman University reserves the right to make changes to the curriculum.
  • The Cluster in Cyber-Terrorism may be taken instead of the 10 hours of electives. A certificate will be accorded students who complete this program.
  • Those with career goals in the US armed services, graduates of AF/N/ROTC Programs, or Military Colleges please click here to learn more about the ASL Scholarship.