Program Overview

Tiffin University offers a Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security Administration for professionals within homeland security and other emergency operation organizations interested in supplementing their career credentials with a certificate demonstrating their knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of managers within homeland security agencies. Students will learn about critical infrastructures in emergency management in order to develop strategies to mitigate threats to people, facilities, and information dependent critical infrastructure. Students will also prepare to plan for and manage recovery from events.

Students in the program will study through a curriculum which emphasizes the role of response within homeland security organizations. Those classes include administration of strategic and actionable intelligence, continental United States border and transportation security, continental United States critical infrastructure protection, and response to natural catastrophic events and emergency preparedness.

Through the program, students will have demonstrated their qualifications and professional understanding of the role of administrators and managers in homeland security management. Those qualifications include the ability to apply the theoretical underpinnings of emergency management to practice, to apply different research methodological approaches to theoretical and practical issues in emergency management, to critically analyze the emergency management cycles applied to urban and rural settings, to demonstrate competency in assessing risk susceptibility, resilience, resistance, and vulnerability among communities and organizations, to critically evaluate the role and purpose of response and recovery in emergency planning and policy development and implications for social change, and to demonstrate advanced management skills specific to the needs of emergency management.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    School Overview

    Tiffin University was established in 1888 and has nurtured a student-centered setting and a strong sense of real community for our students, faculty and staff. TU has successfully transitioned from traditional seated students to a mixture of seated and online students, from across the country and around the world. Tiffin University provides a personal and practical education for motivated students who want real-world experience and results.

    Tiffin University awards associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, many of which can be earned completely online.


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