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Online Graduate Certificate

Homeland Security
Management

Homeland Security Management
Graduate Certificate
DEGREE AT A GLANCE
  • 15 credits
  • Transfer up to 6 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
TUITION RATES
  • $524 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Prepare for a career protecting critical infrastructure with a certificate in homeland security management.

Prepare for a dynamic career protecting critical infrastructure with an online graduate certificate in homeland security management from University of Maryland Global Campus. You'll gain practical experience in performing security risk assessments, planning for and managing operational recovery, and developing strategies to protect people, facilities, and critical infrastructure. Coursework covers issues in emergency management, cybersecurity, bioterrorism, and energy security, as well as business management.

Courses

Total Credits Required: 15

Foundation Course

  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)
The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses

  • (3 Credits, HSMN 610)
    (must be taken as one of the first two credit-bearing courses in the program)
  • (3 Credits, HSMN 625)
  • (3 Credits, HSMN 630)
  • (3 Credits, INFA 660)
  • (3 Credits, EMAN 620)

Accelerated Pathway: Homeland Security

If you completed your undergraduate degree at UMGC with coursework in homeland security, an accelerated pathway between UMGC's graduate and undergraduate degree programs in this field may allow you to reduce your total coursework for this program by up to 6 credits.

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2023–2024 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Graduate Certificate Requirements

In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each certificate webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all certificates.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Industry Snapshot

This program is designed to help prepare you for management work in security risk assessments, operational recovery management, and strategy development to protect people, facilities, and critical infrastructure.

Daniel O. (left), Anchorage, Alaska & Misgana N. (right), Silver Spring, Maryland

FAQs

My experience with UMGC was so great with my bachelor's that I'm going to register for my graduate degree in Homeland Security Management.

Edwin M., Frederick, MD BA in Public Safety Administration

 

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