The curriculum is designed to improve your understanding of national security threats, weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, intelligence, consequence management, and interagency government-related issues.
This graduate program in Homeland Security at the American Public University System helps you to prepare for career advancement and leadership roles within the military services or homeland security field. This online certificate is intended for graduate students who want to expand their knowledge of homeland security without committing to a degree program.
In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:
- 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 plans and programs at federal, state, and/or local levels to reflect the evolving strategic policy issues associated with a statutory and presidential direction for homeland security.
- 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.
More informationVisit official programme website
- 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
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesTerrorism & Security View 67 other Masters in Terrorism & Security in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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).
- 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.
International350 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 350 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
National350 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 350 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Getting a Student Visa
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.
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