Course Information

This section describes the courses, schedule, and materials required for classes in the online Homeland Security Certificate program. Please see Course Sign-Up for information on how to register and enroll in these classes.

Homeland Security (3 credits)

This course provides both traditional students and current practitioners with a broad overview and assessment of the contemporary homeland security program.

Terrorism (3 credits)

Participants will receive an in-depth overview of terrorism, both domestic and international. The course will touch on the causes and motives that drive terrorists, their methods of operation, and the impact of terrorism on the United States and abroad.

Public-Private Partnerships in Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security (3 credits)

This course explores the interdependence between the public and private sectors in protecting communities and national security. Students will be exposed to specific guidelines and lessons learned for effective public and private partnerships, with emphasis on critical infrastructure protection, risk management, contingency planning, and supply-chain security.

Upcoming Course Schedule

Fall 2013

August 28 - December 13


CJ 439-730 Homeland Security

CJ 809-730 Public-Private Partnerships in Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security

Spring 2014

January 6 - May 2

CJ 439-730 Homeland Security

CJ 838-730 Terrorism

Summer 2014

May 12 - August 14

CJ 803-730 Homeland Security

CJ 809-730 Public-Private Partnerships in Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security

CJ 838-730 Terrorism

Materials

Required course materials are available through MSU bookstores as well as through conventional sources (i.e., local bookstores, Amazon.com, etc.). Additional readings and materials may be required; these materials will be provided on-line through ANGEL. Check the course syllabus for additional information about reading materials.

 
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