Homeland Security Certificate

Homeland Security CertificateExplore an exciting new career field or refresh your background in the profession by earning a certificate from Waldorf College. The certificate programs are designed for both current and aspiring professionals. Learners may seek a certificate exclusively to advance their career-related knowledge and skills, and other learners may pursue a certificate as a stepping stone toward Waldorf’s online associate degree or bachelor’s degree programs. For students who wish to pursue a degree, the Homeland Security certificate is designed to coordinate with either the A.A. degree or the B.S. in Criminal Justice at Waldorf College.

Homeland Security Certificate
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was developed following the 9-11 attacks. American awareness of terrorism has become more prevalent since that time, and the DHS has grown to become the largest Federal law enforcement agency in the United States. Reflecting the foundational knowledge and skills of the DHS, Waldorf’s Homeland Security certificates focuses on topics related to: terrorism, American homeland security, tactical response operations, and weapons of mass destruction.

Homeland Security - Terrorism
Estimated time to complete this certificate program is six to twelve months.

Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
  12
HLS 2050 Introduction to Terrorism 3
HLS 3000 American Homeland Security 3
HLS 3304 Ethical and Legal Issues in Homeland Security 3
Choose one of the following two:
EMG 3100 Terrorism in Emergency Management 3
FSC 4753 Terrorism Incident Management and Emergency Procedures 3

Homeland Security - Weapons of Mass Destruction
Estimated time to complete this certificate program is six to twelve months.

Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
  12
HLS 3050 Terrorism Response Operations 3
HLS 3500 Weapons of Mass Destruction 3
OSH 3640 Interactions of Hazardous Materials 3
Choose one of the following two:
EMG 3100 Terrorism in Emergency Management 3
FSC 4753 Terrorism Incident Management and Emergency Procedures 3

*NOTE: Courses are not allowed to be transferred between certificate programs.

Certificate Program Requirements

  • Completion of the certificate’s curriculum and credit requirements
  • All certificate courses must be completed at Waldorf College
  • Minimum of grade C for each course

Certificate programs are not eligible for Federal Student Aid.

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