Homeland Security Certificate
Community College of Allegheny County

Program Details

The online Homeland Security Certificate program from the Community College of Allegheny County explores risk management, systems integration, threat dynamics, and the legal, political, and ethical issues associated with homeland security, preparing students for careers in the field. Upon completion of the program, graduates are able to:

  • Identify the major security problems linked to terrorism 
  • Explain risk assessment principles in a real world environment
  • Identify homeland security grant programs
  • Develop a formal homeland security grant proposal
  • Identify the various templates, tools, and formats to evaluate an operation and prepare a Continuity of Operation Plan


This program requires 22 credits for completion.

  • Official high school transcripts or GED information
  • College transcripts, if applicable
  • Placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education