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Postgraduate Certificate Online

Homeland Security

American Public University

2 months
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370 USD/credit
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About

The Homeland Security Postgrad. Cert. at the American Public University provides you with a broad understanding of national security and defense, policies, planning, and programs, as well as the ability to expertly evaluate and improve current defense tactics. 

Overview

Course Details

Enhance your knowledge of national security and defense, policies, planning, and programs and evaluate current defense tactics with the Homeland Security Postgrad. Cert. at the American Public University.

APU’s online graduate certificate in homeland security covers a wide range of topics including national security threats, weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, intelligence, consequence management, and interagency government-related issues.

The program is intended for graduate students who want to expand their knowledge of homeland security without committing to a degree program, especially those already in the homeland security field or the military.

What You Will Do

  • Predict the need to conduct and/or contract for research related to high probability chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or energetic (CBRNE) events and their consequences in any community of interest
  • Design and modify homeland security plans and programs at federal, state, and/or local levels
  • Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of public, private, and military efforts to reduce patterned and non-patterned "warfare" by overt and covert means of both nation states and transnational terrorist groups

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Research Methods in Homeland Security
  • Homeland Security and Defense
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction and the New Terrorism
  • Domestic Terrorism and Extremist Groups
  • Intelligence and Homeland Security
  • Homeland Security and the Law

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly

Credits

18 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU graduate programs require you to have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Please read all graduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • If you have a non-U.S. transcript, please view our International Admissions page for more information.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    370 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    370 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 2 months.

$250 with military grant

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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