Certificate Program in Homeland Security and Defense
The certificate in homeland security and defense is embedded in the master of professional studies in homeland security. The interdisciplinary nature provides a solid graduate-level education for managers and practitioners in the field of homeland security or emergency management. The curriculum aims to prepare participants by teaching about:
- major legislation shaping homeland security policy
- key actors and their interactions
- planning and organizational imperatives related to homeland security or emergency management
- impact of catastrophic events on society and domestic and global economies
The 12 credits earned in the homeland security and defense certificate may be applied toward the 33-credit master of professional studies in homeland security base program.
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