Homeland Security Certificate (Undergraduate-level) - Abraham Lincoln University

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HOMELAND SECURITY CERTIFICATE

Program Description:

The Certificate in Homeland Security will prepare students to enter a career field specialized in Homeland Security. This certificate is designed to ready students for Domestic and International terrorism. Knowledge gained in this certificate program will be useful to support such career paths as public safety. Successful students in this certificate program who want to pursue a full degree at a later date may transfer their earned certificate courses towards one of Abraham Lincoln University’s Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree programs.

 

Program Objectives:

The undergraduate level certificate in Homeland Security is designed to develop a student’s professional skillset in:

  • Comparing trends in terrorism from the mid-1950’s to present day and discussing historical, political and religious assassinations that have impacted the course of history
  • Creating security checklists to facilitate a proper risk analysis and know how to quantify risk using probability and estimated losses.
  • Analyzing recommended industry “best practices” regarding risk, threat, and vulnerability assessments to airports, ports, mass transit, trucks, and pipelines.
  • identifying various governmental agencies in multiple countries that manage disasters in their respective countries.

 

Table P4: Program Plan for the Homeland Security Certificate

SemesterCourse #Course NameCredit HoursCore/ MajorGeneral EducationRequired Elective
1ORT100Orientation00
CJS362History of Terrorism33
CJS 382Risk Analysis33
CJS342Emergency Response Planning33
CJS392Transportation and Cargo Security33
Semester Credit Hours1212
Total for Semester 11212
2CJS400Crisis Management33
CJS372International Disaster Management33
Semester Credit Hours66
Total for Semester 266

 

  • This certificate program requires 18 credits.
  • Certificate Programs require the completion of the ALU Online Orientation (ORT100) for students in addition to the credit hour requirements listed.
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