Certificate - Counter Terrorism & Security

This certificate is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of the threat of terrorism for law enforcement, military, and corporate security officers who act as the first  line of defense against terrorist acts.  This on-line and hybrid certificate program is also intended for participants interested in a career in homeland security at federal, state and local levels in counter terrorism agencies.  This certificate is offered at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  

Credits from this undergraduate certificate can be applied to a B.S. Criminal Justice degree at Husson University, enhance a degree in another discipline, or augment prior learning to provide for a change in career.

Certificate Programmatic Outcomes:

Students will understand and discuss paradigm shifts in the terror age, to include asymmetric threats, non-nation states, non-contiguous battlefields, and bureaucracies vs. ideologies and will understand the use of technology and its application by terrorists and insurgents.

Students will explore and analyze a variety of threats against U.S. National Security and synthesize possible solutions into actionable risk mitigation and counterproliferation/counterforce strategies.

CJ 402Perspectives in Terrorism3
CJ 412Homeland Security 3
CJ 414Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency3
CJ 415Corporate Security3
CJ 416Global Jihad and Radicalization (n)3
Total Hours15