Be prepared for career opportunities to protect our nation and the world
Homeland security is one of our country’s fastest growing fields. Graduates of Monroe Community College’s homeland security certificate program will find career opportunities in all levels of government and the private sector, for example:
- U. S. Department of Homeland Security
- U. S. Customs and Border Protection
- U. S. Secret Service
- Carestream Health
- City of Rochester Emergency Communications
- Police and fire departments
Learn to Solve Future Security Challenges in the Public and Private Sectors
MCC’s Homeland Security Management Institute designed the homeland security certificate program to equip you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to deal with the security challenges facing America today. This certificate provides an introduction to homeland security, then advanced level courses on detection, protection and recovery issues for government, hospitals, IT and other businesses, citizens, and first responders.
Opportunities in the public and private sectors related to homeland security include:
- Safety and compliance
- Computer security
- Emergency response
You may start your homeland security career in positions like these:
- Border patrol agent
- Program analyst
- Information technology specialist
- Emergency management specialist
- Security specialist
To find out more about the homeland security certificate from Monroe Community College, contact the admissions office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (585) 292-2200.
Department:Homeland Security Management Institute
School(s): Applied Sciences & TechnologiesMCC Program Code: EM04
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.
Requirements for Program Entrance
Placement at MCC Math Level 4 or above.
|FIRST SEMESTER: 13 Credits|
|HSM 101 Introduction to Emergency Management||3|
|HSM 102 Introduction to Homeland Security||3|
|CPT 120 Introduction to Cybersecurity||4|
|CPT 125 Physical Security||3|
|SECOND SEMESTER: 12 Credits|
|HSM 103 Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Terrorism and Homeland Security||3|
|HSM 107 Social Media, Issues and Impacts||3|
|HSM 202 Organizational and Facility Security||3|
|SCR 211 Computer Security I||3|