Certificate in Homeland Security
American Public University System

Program Details

Students will learn about a broad range of national security threats with the Certificate in Homeland Security from American Public University System. Graduates will be prepared to help organizations handle terrorist incidents and create proactive measures to protect the public.

The curriculum includes studies of weapons of mass destruction, security vulnerabilities, intelligence, consequence management, and homeland defense. This certification can help current public safety professionals enhance their qualifications for career advancement.

Students can choose from class topics including:

  • Mind of a terrorist
  • Chemical, biological, and radiological hazards
  • Regulatory issues in weapons of mass destruction
  • Border and coastal security
  • Port security

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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

Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score