This certificate is an exploration of the biological effects of radiation and concepts of radiological response related to nuclear emergencies. Students will focus on basic nuclear physics, response processes and capabilities, radiation detection equipment, contamination processes and procedures and command and control.
Certificate learning outcomes:
Understand and discuss weapons of mass destruction threat awareness, interagency policy, national response architecture, nuclear science, radiation detector theory, and crisis communications
Describe the characteristics of CBRN agents, delivery systems, and the psychological aspects of CBRN weapons
Explain the strategic and tactical utility of each type of CBRN weapon in various kinds of conflict
Construct consequence and contingency plans to meet both natural and man-made emergencies
Utilize knowledge of security organization management both in discussion and in providing protection for specific assets and activities
Assess core competencies and interest in leading a security organization
Synthesize and reflect upon knowledge gained upon certificate completion
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.
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