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Certificate in Homeland Security

Program Description

This program provides you with the knowledge and skills relevant to issues related to the prevention, detection, and response to disasters, both manmade and natural. This program is designed for those who are employed or seeking employment in the fields of policing or private security and are interested in earning a credential that focuses on the safety and security of a free society. This program may be completed as a standalone certificate or embedded as part of any of the undergraduate programs offered at the School of Continuing Studies at no additional cost.

Program Objectives

  • Develop skills related to effective intra-organization communication.
  • Identify and utilize best practices in developing effective prevention, detection, and response to natural and manmade disasters.
  • Grant writing.


Required Courses

Required Courses

PA 360 Communication in Organizations
CJS 424 Securing the Homeland
CJS 428 Crime Prevention
CJS 407 Terrorism
CJS 426 Disaster Management and Relief
PA 411 Grant Writing