HOMELAND SECURITY

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

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.


Requirements for Program Entrance
Placement at MCC Math Level 4 or above.


Distribution Requirements

Credit Hours
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
Total
13
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
Total
12
TOTAL CREDITS
25