Certificate in Foundations of Homeland Security
American Public University System

Program Details

An online undergraduate Certificate in Foundations of Homeland Security is open only to transportation security officers with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA).  This American Public University program is designed to enhance knowledge and skills in threat identification, emergency management, and intelligence assessment.  Studies cover topics including but not limited to:

  • Terrorism
  • Intelligence cycles
  • Security challenges
  • Psychological and behavioral triggers

Courses are offered completely online and provide adult learners with a highly collaborative learning environment.  Graduates with this certificate are prepared to advance in their current workplace with enhanced professional knowledge.  Take the academic step towards higher career expectations with an important and high-risk workplace through APU online.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official High School Transcript/GED Score