Homeland Security (Certificate)

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

Program Offered

Homeland Security (Certificate)

Offered by
Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions

Downtown, Online

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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, CRJ 419: Domestic Terrorism, CRJ 422: Violence in America, CRJ 455: Police and International Terrorism, CRJ 456: Etiology of Martyrdom, CRJ 462: Gangs, CRJ 463: White Collar Crime, and CRJ 464: Organized Crime toward both their major and the certificate. These 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.