With this certificate program, students can enhance their skills to provide leadership and effectively develop and implement emergency-response strategies. Students will learn to be prepared when critical incidents occur to implement policies that protect individual safety without compromising individual rights and freedoms.
Students must meet the master’s program admission requirements. Credit from courses taken for a certificate can be applied toward the Master of Public Administration or the MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership.
Students must show progress and maintain performance in a manner identical to a degree program. Students track their progress in their program of study, similar to degree-seeking students. Students must receive a B or better in each course. Note: A grade of B– is not acceptable.
- 18 total quarter credits
- Foundation course (3 credits)
- Core courses (15 credits)
Foundation Course (3 credits)
Certificate Courses (15 credits)
The recommended course sequence is as follows:
MMPA 6116 - Foundations of Graduate Study
MMPA 6830 - Current Issues in Homeland Security
MMPA 6831 - Critical Incident Leadership and Planning
MMPA 6832 - Terrorism: Legislation and Policy