Homeland Security Management

Academic Certificate

Overview

This program is designed for practitioners employed by criminal justice agencies or students seeking to expand their knowledge of homeland security.

Topics include:

  • Strategic security planning
  • Infrastructure protection
  • Emergency management
  • Domestic and international terrorism
  • Intelligence gathering

How to Enroll

To pursue this degree, you must apply to MTC using our online application.

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Application Process
Financial Aid & Scholarships

Print Plan

Sample Program Plan and Costs

On-Campus Traditional. Classes meet on campus.
Virtual 100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.
Hybrid Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.
Online 100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.
Semester Course ID Course Title Classroom Online Hybrid Virtual Credits
Semester 1
(9 Credit Hours)
CRJ-101 Introduction to Criminal Justice

Introduction to Criminal Justice

ID: CRJ-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course includes an overview of the functions and responsibilities of agencies involved in the administration of justice to include police organizations, court systems, correctional systems, and juvenile justice agencies.

3
HSM-101 Introduction to Homeland Security

Introduction to Homeland Security

ID: HSM-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course is an overview of homeland security as an interdisciplinary system. The components of the homeland security system and their relationships will be examined, including law enforcement, intelligence, transportation and border security, emergency management and public health preparedness.

3
CRJ-130 Police Administration

Police Administration

ID: CRJ-130

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of the organization, administration, and management of law enforcement agencies. Students are introduced to the principles of organization and management and to concepts such as organizational behavior, planning and research, budgeting, selection and training of personnel, and coordination of services.

3
Semester 2
(12 Credit Hours)
HSM-103 Introduction to Emergency Management

Introduction to Emergency Management

ID: HSM-103

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of techniques used to establish and maintain an emergency management system in the public sector. The four functions of emergency management are introduced (i.e., mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery), and students will explore the emergency manager's role in each.

3
HSM-104 Terrorism and Homeland Security

Terrorism and Homeland Security

ID: HSM-104

Credit Hours: 3

This course provides an overview of the problem of terrorism and homeland security efforts by drawing on several disciplines. An emphasis is placed on problems and countermeasures within an all-hazards approach to protecting people and assets.

3
HSM-201 Critical Incident Management

Critical Incident Management

ID: HSM-201

Credit Hours: 3

This course explores the management and leadership principles necessary for the successful resolution of critical incidents. The National Incident Management System and the Incident Command System will be examined to provide an all hazard, interdisciplinary approach to critical incident management.

3
HSM-203 Intelligence Analysis and Security Manag

Intelligence Analysis and Security Manag

ID: HSM-203

Credit Hours: 3

This course examines intelligence analysis and its relationship to the security management of terrorist attacks, man-made disasters and natural disasters. Topics will also include the related vulnerabilities of our national defense and private sectors.

3
  Total Credit Hours 21
  Estimated Cost
Financial Aid
$3,738.00
Not including fees and equipment
Semester Course ID Course Title Classroom Online Hybrid Virtual Credits
Semester 1
(6 Credit Hours)
CRJ-101 Introduction to Criminal Justice

Introduction to Criminal Justice

ID: CRJ-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course includes an overview of the functions and responsibilities of agencies involved in the administration of justice to include police organizations, court systems, correctional systems, and juvenile justice agencies.

3
HSM-101 Introduction to Homeland Security

Introduction to Homeland Security

ID: HSM-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course is an overview of homeland security as an interdisciplinary system. The components of the homeland security system and their relationships will be examined, including law enforcement, intelligence, transportation and border security, emergency management and public health preparedness.

3
Semester 2
(3 Credit Hours)
CRJ-130 Police Administration

Police Administration

ID: CRJ-130

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of the organization, administration, and management of law enforcement agencies. Students are introduced to the principles of organization and management and to concepts such as organizational behavior, planning and research, budgeting, selection and training of personnel, and coordination of services.

3
Semester 3
(6 Credit Hours)
HSM-103 Introduction to Emergency Management

Introduction to Emergency Management

ID: HSM-103

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of techniques used to establish and maintain an emergency management system in the public sector. The four functions of emergency management are introduced (i.e., mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery), and students will explore the emergency manager's role in each.

3
HSM-104 Terrorism and Homeland Security

Terrorism and Homeland Security

ID: HSM-104

Credit Hours: 3

This course provides an overview of the problem of terrorism and homeland security efforts by drawing on several disciplines. An emphasis is placed on problems and countermeasures within an all-hazards approach to protecting people and assets.

3
Semester 4
(6 Credit Hours)
HSM-201 Critical Incident Management

Critical Incident Management

ID: HSM-201

Credit Hours: 3

This course explores the management and leadership principles necessary for the successful resolution of critical incidents. The National Incident Management System and the Incident Command System will be examined to provide an all hazard, interdisciplinary approach to critical incident management.

3
HSM-203 Intelligence Analysis and Security Manag

Intelligence Analysis and Security Manag

ID: HSM-203

Credit Hours: 3

This course examines intelligence analysis and its relationship to the security management of terrorist attacks, man-made disasters and natural disasters. Topics will also include the related vulnerabilities of our national defense and private sectors.

3
  Total Credit Hours 21
  Estimated Cost
Financial Aid
$3,738.00
Not including fees and equipment

Careers

Law Enforcement Officer

Law Enforcement Officers, or Certified Peace Officers, are responsible for general or specialized law enforcement duties.

Projected Job Growth

+11.8

Average Annual Salary

$41,207
According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • Police Departments
  • Highway Patrol

Careers

Transportation Security Officer

Transportation Security Officers conduct security screening of passengers, baggage, and cargo at airports to prevent any deadly or dangerous objects from being transported onto an aircraft.

According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • Transportation Security Administration
  • Airports

What’s next after I complete this program?

Transfer

The Homeland Security Management Certificate is transferrable to most four-year colleges and universities. In addition, MTC has articulation agreements with numerous institutions throughout the state.

Become Employed

Graduates from the Homeland Security Management Certificate program at MTC are qualified for entry-level positions in homeland security, private security, and law enforcement.