Certificate in Homeland Security

This certificate is designed to give the professional in the security field or the student who is considering getting into the corporate, government, or law enforcement security field, knowledge of crisis preparedness and consequence management in the context of Homeland Security. Students earning this certificate will learn the functions and goals of national response systems, and they will apply what they learn to actual events, including the use of weapons of mass destruction. And, most importantly, students will practice writing the relevant reports expected in such contexts.

Certificate learning outcomes:

Define Crisis Preparedness.

Demonstrate the ability to successfully write a sound executable Emergency Management Plan.

Demonstrate understanding and application of National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS).

Describe the goals of the National Response Framework (NRF).

Demonstrate understanding and application of ICS, NIMS, NRF concepts by applying to natural and man-made disasters.

Discuss and analyze key concepts and issues integral to the WMD terrorist threat, including terrorist capabilities and motivations.

Prepare well-written reports for higher levels about WMD terrorism.

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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