Homeland Security - Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security at the Bush School of Government and Public Service consists of instruction surveying the dimensions of homeland security and national defense, from the traditional concepts of public safety to the emerging concepts of counterterrorism and cybersecurity. This program is approved for on campus delivery.  It is also approved for delivery via asynchronous distance education technology. Students may choose the format or mix of formats which best fits their needs.

The program is designed for individuals seeking careers with management or policy responsibilities at various levels of government, in the military, or in the private sector. After a required Fundamentals of Homeland Security course, students select from electives dealing with such topics as cyber security, critical infrastructure protection, weapons of mass destruction, domestic intelligence, business resilience and continuity, border security, unconventional threats to the nation, homeland security and the law, and maritime security. 

External applicants must have an accredited bachelor's degree and meet other entry qualifications to be admitted to a graduate study at Texas A&M University. Students who are currently enrolled in a graduate program at Texas A&M University may take individual courses, as may undergraduates at the Texas A&M University College Station campus who meet certain GPA and degree-status requirements; however, all students must formally enroll in the certificate program and meet certificate completion requirements to earn the certificate. 

An individual who successfully completes the certificate program will be awarded a certificate by Texas A&M University and the Bush School. Grades for courses taken as part of this program will appear on the official transcript, together with the notation that the certificate has been achieved.

For more information, visit http://bush.tamu.edu/chls/ or call (979) 862-7810, toll-free 1-866-988-2874 or email bushschoolonline@tamu.edu.

This program is also approved for delivery via asynchronous distance education technology.