Program Overview

The graduate certificate in Homeland Security provides you with a broad understanding of national security and defense, policies, planning, and programs, as well as the ability to expertly evaluate and improve current defense tactics. The curriculum is designed to improve your understanding of national security threats, weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, intelligence, consequence management, and interagency government-related issues. This graduate program helps you to prepare for career advancement and leadership roles within the military services or homeland security field.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Distance Education Accrediting Commission,North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Requirements

    A bachelors degree or higher is required.

    School Overview

    The programs taught in the School of Security & Global Studies truly embody our motto, "Educating Those Who Serve.” Students in this school have an understanding of the world that appreciates the differences in political, economic, and social cultures. Our faculty members are highly credentialed and respected leaders in their fields, and many of them currently work in the U.S. government. Likewise, our graduates are employed in leadership positions at agencies ranging from the Departments of State, Defense, and Homeland Security to the intelligence services, as well as private businesses throughout the world. We are committed to helping students think in ways they haven’t thought before, and to apply educational theories to real-world challenges. Students within our school appreciate the different influences that political, economic, and social cultures have in shaping world events. The programs within our school combine insights from sociology, political economy, psychology, cultural studies, and national and international security policy and issues. From focused area studies to courses that address broader transnational and international issues, you’ll be thoroughly engaged with fellow students and faculty. The issues impacting professionals are fluid and dynamic. In the past, training was sufficient. Today, training is not enough. Professionals need education that enhances critical-thinking and analytical skills so they can understand the “why” of these issues. The School of Security and Global Studies helps prepare graduates to succeed.

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