Port Security

Degree:
  • Certificate
Location: Anywhere

Why Port Security?

The Graduate Certificate in Port Security is ideal for Homeland Security professionals and industry leaders who wish to examine U.S. and international policy, laws, and regulations for maritime and aviation security.

The Graduate Certificate in Port Security examines U.S. and international policy, laws, and regulations for maritime and aviation security in light of current security challenges, terrorism and transnational criminal threats, and the potential U.S. and global impact of maritime and aviation security failures. Emergency response and recovery mechanisms and implementation as well as organizations and associations critical to modern U.S. maritime and aviation port security infrastructure protection will be exercised and evaluated.

The certificate provides leaders an opportunity to evaluate maritime and aviation security risks, threats, and measures to mitigate within applicable U.S. and international policy, assess and implement response and planning mechanisms for maritime transportation system security and aviation and airport security requirements, and conduct real-world actionable planning and strategy development for maritime and aviation security response and crisis management, among other essential skills for senior leaders.

This certificate is ideal for Homeland Security professionals and industry leaders responsible for maritime and aviation port security, incident management and response, and the planning and execution of maritime and aviation operations within today’s security challenges.


What you'll study

General Requirements

Required Courses
HLS 6100 - Maritime Port Security 1
4.00
HLS 6110 - Maritime Port Security 2
4.00
HLS 6120 - Aviation Security 1
4.00
HLS 6130 - Aviation Security 2
4.00
HLS 6140 - Port Security Capstone
4.00

Did You Know?

A graduate certificate can boost your earnings by an average of 25% (Washington Post, 2012).

Did You Know?

Certificates are the fastest-growing form of post-secondary credentials in the United States (Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012).

Average Time to Completion

1-2 Year

Commitment

Full-Time
Part-Time

Entry Terms

Fall
Spring
Summer
Winter

Meets F-1 Visa Requirements

No


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