Post-Master’s Certificate in Homeland Security
With today’s emphasis on Homeland Security and the fast pace of change for criminal justice practitioners and those in related fields, graduate level professionals strive to stay educated and informed on current trends. The Post-master’s Certificate provides the opportunity for practitioners who have earned a master’s degree in criminal justice or a related discipline to broaden their understanding of Homeland Security issues in an academic environment which emphasizes practical knowledge. Students must complete the four area specialization core courses and two electives. Students may obtain a Graduate Certificate Program Form by downloading it from the Wilmington University Registrar’s webpage.
Area Specialization Courses
MHS 7000 Contemporary Issues in Homeland Security
MHS 7001 Sociology of Terrorism
MHS 7002 Legal Aspects of Homeland Security
MHS 7003 Risk Assessment and Management
Qualified candidates must hold a master's degree in criminal justice or a related discipline from an accredited institution, apply to the Certificate Program and meet all admissions requirements for the Master of Science in Homeland Security Program and Master of Science in Administration of Justice Program as listed above. You may obtain a Graduate Certificate Program Form from the Registration Book or by downloading it from the Wilmington University Registrar's webpage. Applicants will have the option to petition for review of up to six credits of previous graduate work as it applies to this program.
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2016-2017 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2016 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.