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)
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
HSM 102 Introduction to Homeland Security
CPT 120 Introduction to Cybersecurity
CPT 125 Physical Security
SECOND SEMESTER: 12 Credits
HSM 103 Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Terrorism and Homeland Security
HSM 107 Social Media, Issues and Impacts
HSM 202 Organizational and Facility Security
SCR 211 Computer Security I