Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security
American Public University System

Program Details

An online Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security can help students prepare for career advancement and leadership roles in the military services or Homeland Security field. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills required to evaluate and improve current defense tactics.

This program provides a foundational knowledge of national security and defense, policies, planning, and programs. Students will learn about national security threats, weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, intelligence, consequence management, and interagency government-related issues. Classes examine ways to design and modify plans to reflect evolving strategic policies.

Course topics include the following:

  • Research methods in homeland security
  • Homeland security and defense
  • Weapons of mass destruction and the new terrorism
  • Domestic terrorism and extremist groups
  • Intelligence and homeland security
  • Homeland security and the law

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)