Graduate Certificate in Critical Infrastructure Protection
Sam Houston State University

Program Details

The infrastructure in a community, and nationwide, has to be protected.  If you are a Homeland Security professional, law enforcement officer, or other individual tasked with protecting the framework within the public or private sectors, then an online graduate certificate in Critical Infrastructure Protection may help you advance your education and your career.  At Sam Houston State University, you will take courses covering protection and risk management, while learning how to protect various infrastructure components such as:

  • Water and energy
  • Transportation systems
  • Food and agriculture
  • Border security
  • Cyber security 

Upon completion of this certificate program, you will be midway to earning a Master of Science in Homeland Security Studies.

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Sam Houston State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Three years employed in a field related to homeland security or involving critical infrastructure