University of Saint Joseph

School of Graduate and Professional Studies

Homeland Security Management, Graduate Certificate

Address:

678 Asylum Avenue

West Hartford, CT 06117

United States

Phone:

860-231-5216

Fax:

860-231-5744

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Homeland Security Management, Graduate Certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security Management is oriented toward the needs of professionals in public safety and related fields. Because of the nature of the field, this program is open to national security, safety, law enforcement, fire, and medical personnel who are currently involved in areas related to crisis management and domestic security, as well as to those who wish to make Homeland Security their career. The Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security Management consists of 12 credits in an accelerated cohort format.

The curriculum of the Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security will provide students with the knowledge and skills to:

    Develop strategies, plans and programs to manage emergency situations such as hurricanes and other natural disasters, epidemics, and potential terrorist attacks;

    Build an organizational matrix that includes federal, state and local agencies to strengthen Homeland Security;

    Guide decision-makers in making improvement in Homeland Security preparedness;

    Develop the strong organizational and management skills needed to function and lead in a complex, multi-agency government department; and

    Develop the problem solving skills needed to overcome the challenges of multi-agency functions such as communications, command and task accomplishment.

Accreditation:

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Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City