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Program Overview

The Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has identified national Homeland Security education requirements for their employees. In response, MDC's School of Justice has launched the Homeland Security College Credit Certificate. The industry-sanctioned program consists of five college courses in Homeland Security and Criminal Justice. The courses are designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of TSA employees and other individuals interested in public safety. Credits from the College Credit Certificate can be applied towards an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice. Students can continue their education and the Bachelor’s degree in Public Safety Management.

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Program Details

Students will be prepared to work in homeland security and other criminal, justice, legal, or public service-related fields. The program also provides initial or supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations:

  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Correctional Institutions
  • Risk Management

Career Prospects

This program provides training that is useful for employment in a number of homeland security jobs such as:

  • Emergency Management Director
  • Security Management Specialist
  • Criminal Investigator and Agent
  • Immigration and Custom Inspector
  • Intelligence Analyst

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