When a student earns a counterterrorism degree online through Henley-Putnam School of Strategic Security, s/he is introduced to the basic concepts of terrorist techniques, counterterrorism studies and strategy, and counterterrorism training. Instructors emphasize the importance of understanding religious extremism, terrorism history, and counterterrorism policy throughout counterterrorism studies courses. Henley-Putnam School of Strategic Security counterterrorism degrees provide training in counterterrorism research, threat management, and counterterrorist techniques, focusing on analytical rigor, contingency planning, and proactive security measures.
Graduates of this program will be able to:
Formulate, conduct, and present basic research skills in the field of terrorism and counterterrorism
Analyze and evaluate sources, assets, events, and systems for potential risks in order to assess and refine contingency planning to include appropriate consequence management in the field of counterterrorism
Integrate the general workings and issues of the counterterrorism profession through intellectual inquiry and critical thinking, to prepare for advanced study, professional careers, and lifelong learning.
Demonstrate the ability to lead and manage across settings unique to the counterterrorism field in an ethical and professional manner
Express ideas and concepts clearly through oral and written communication that informs, enlightens, and persuades those they serve in the counterterrorism field
The faculty at Henley-Putnam have strong academic backgrounds, as well as decades of field experience. Choose a professor to learn more.
Captain, Israeli National Police (INP)
Commander, USN Retired
Director, Education and Development: Town Pump, Inc.
Henley-Putnam’s commitment to service begins with your first call with an advisor and continues through graduation. Our classes are small, so you are never just a number. We get to know you, your goals and your needs. You will be supported by a team of professionals who will help you track your degree progression, advise you on course selection, and inform you of relevant services such as tutoring and mentoring. Your faculty members will be available to you, as will the deans and administrators.
To request an application or get information about any of our programs, fill out the form below. An advisor will be in touch to answer your questions. Or contact us directly at 855-246-7440 or HenleyPutnam@national.edu