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Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security program from Pennsylvania State University is designed to provide students with a broad-based knowledge of homeland security issues and strategies at the local, state, and federal level as well as in the private sector. The curriculum focuses on:

  • Origins and organization of the Homeland Security Enterprise
  • Relevant Congressional acts, Presidential policies, and national strategies
  • Roles and shared responsibility of key agencies and partners at federal, state, and local levels, and from the private sector
  • Planning and organizational imperatives related to homeland security and emergency management


  • Baccalaureate degree
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education