Homeland Security (Certificate)

The 21 credit hour homeland security certificate will provide students with the skills and credentials necessary to prepare them to enter fields specializing in homeland security. Students will receive extended education in topics such as domestic and international terrorism, cyber terrorism and advanced crime courses.

Program Offered

Homeland Security (Certificate)

Offered by
College of Public Service and Community Solutions

Downtown, Online

Plan of Study

The Plan of Study is the required curriculum to complete the program.

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Application Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:

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Program Requirements

Required Courses -- 15 credit hours
Elective Courses (choose two) -- 6 credit hours
A grade of "C" (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) or better is required for all upper-division course work.
Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice majors who are also pursuing the Homeland Security certificate may not use CRJ 412: International Terrorism, CRJ 417: Cyber Terrorism, and CRJ 419: Domestic Terrorism toward both their major and the certificate. These three courses will only be used toward the certificate requirements.
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this certificate.