Homeland SecurityOffered by: Homeland/Corporate Security Studies
The academic discipline of homeland security emerged due to the tragic events of 9/11. After 9/11 and other subsequent man-made disasters, the field of security now includes securing and protecting the people of the United States, assessing and analyzing risks, and preventing terrorism.
Why Choose a Certificate in Homeland Security?
The main reason to obtain a certificate in homeland security is to expand your knowledge of threats facing the country so you can assist your employer in minimizing or preventing those threats, and/or reducing the economic and social costs of recovery when these threats emerge.
What Will You Learn?
In this certificate, you will learn the basic foundation and scope of homeland security, the fundamentals of terrorism, risk analysis, and protecting personnel.
Careers In Homeland Security
Students may enter this field by working at the federal, state, or local level, or by working in the private sector within their own organization as a member of the management team who liaisons with federal, state, or local governmental bodies.