Program Overview

Long Island University's Homeland Security Management Institute offers a 15-credit Advanced Certificate in Homeland Security Management, which is available online. The program is designed for professionals working in law enforcement, emergency management, the military, fire fighting or HazMat operations, corporate or private security, the intelligence community, or any other homeland security field, as well as those who aspire to pursue management careers in various homeland security fields. Part-time and full-time study options are available.

The 15 credits of the Advanced Certificate program form the core curriculum of the 36-credit Master of Science degree in Homeland Security Management, permitting qualified students completing the Advanced Certificate to continue their studies and earn both the Advanced Certificate and the Master’s degree without any loss of credit.

The courses provides an overview of various threats to domestic security from terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, and other related risks and vulnerabilities, examining the government and private sector organizations, strategies, and systems involved in protecting against and responding to these threats. Using a case study approach, the courses focus on the managerial, political, legal and organizational issues related to crisis planning and response, the National Incident Management System, risk assessment and mitigation, communications and technology systems, medical and public health emergencies, and infrastructure protection.

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    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    School Overview

    Long Island University is a four-year private school located in Brooklyn, New York. LIU was formed in 1926 by the New York State Education Department to provide effective and affordable education to people from all walks of life.

    LIU has two main campuses, one located in Brooklyn, and one located in Brookville. Educational programs are offered at LIU sites located in Brentwood, Riverhead, Rockland, and Westchester. The Brooklyn campus is the original location of Long Island University. Long Island University offers certificates of completion, associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctor’s degrees. LIU Brooklyn offers online degrees from the School of Nursing.


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