Homeland Security (formerly Emergency Management)

Certificate Program
Department: Homeland Security Management Institute

CIP Code: 43999

MCC Program Code: EM04

NYSED Code (BRI): 275400

NYSED Code (DCC): 275410

Admissions
To apply to this Major now, apply here.

New, Transfer, or Re-admit students should contact Admissions at 585-292-2200 or admissions@monroecc.edu.

Continuing students should contact Homeland Security Management Institute for more information.

To apply for a Major change, click here.
Description

The Homeland Security Certificate Program provides training that prepares students for career opportunities in the public and private sectors related to homeland security to include safety and compliance, enforcement, investigations, computer security, emergency response and other related safety and security fields. It is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skill sets needed to effectively deal with the challenges facing America in the arena of homeland security. This certificate provides an introduction and expands to specific areas in the advanced level courses stressing detection, protection and recovery issues for government, health care providers, businesses, citizens and first responders.
(Housed at Public Safety Training Facility)

Program Learning Outcomes

1. Identify security risks and assess potential threats to homeland security.

2. Develop effective countermeasures aimed at protecting our nations resources and infrastructures.

Employment Potential

For related jobs: careercoach.monroecc.edu
Occupational Resource: http://www.onetonline.org

Requirements for Program Entrance

Placement at MCC Math Level 4 or above.


Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 13 Credits
HSM 101 Introduction to Emergency Management3
HSM 102 Introduction to Homeland Security3
CPT 120 Introduction to Cybersecurity4
CPT 125 Physical Security3
Total13
SECOND SEMESTER: 12 Credits
HSM 103 Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Terrorism and Homeland Security3
HSM 104 Public Safety Communications3
HSM 202 Organizational and Facility Security3
SCR 211 Computer Security I 3
Total12
TOTAL CREDITS25


For information related to cost, success rate, and student debt in this program, please visit Homeland Security - Gainful Employment Information.

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