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(found programs from 131 schools)


Welcome to the most complete directory on the Web of Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security programs. It contains all the nationally accredited programs, from 131 schools across the country.

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There are a range of good reasons to pursue higher education in homeland security. Perhaps you've studied this field at the undergraduate level and you're interested in delving more into one specialty in this area of study. Maybe you have worked in the criminal justice field and you're interested in using your skills to contribute to homeland security efforts across the country. Regardless of what your background is, a graduate certificate in homeland security may be the key to your new career.

Graduate certificates are fairly short-term degree programs when compared to other options, including Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, and doctoral degrees. At many schools, you can choose a specific area of homeland security and complete a graduate certificate in that topic. You may only have to spend one or two semesters in school earning a graduate certificate.

With a graduate certificate, you may gain the skills you need to take on specialized roles in this criminal justice field. Ready to learn more about graduate certificates in homeland security? Keep reading.

Curriculum for Homeland Security Certificate Programs

The courses you take as part of a graduate certificate in homeland security depend on which course of study you choose. There are often multiple options, which vary with the school you choose and the prior training you have in homeland security. You may opt to complete a general graduate certificate in homeland security, public safety and emergency management, cyber security, border security, infrastructure protection, and national security policy. Programs often range from six months to one year.

The curriculum for a graduate certificate in this field may include a wide variety of courses. Some of the classes you may take include Homeland Security and Homeland Defense, Cyber Security for Managers, Homeland Security Policies and Operations, Terrorism in Today's World, U.S. Border Security, and Weapons of Mass Destruction. Other options you may be able to select include Protection of the Nation's Critical Infrastructure, Domestic Intelligence Operations, Business Continuity and Homeland Security, and Emergency Management.

Practical training may be part of your curriculum in a graduate certificate. You may shadow employees in a homeland security environment, complete an internship in an approved agency, or take a practicum course. The choices available to you may depend on your geographical location and which agencies are close to you.

Career Outcomes and Salary

A wide range of career options may be open to you after you earn a graduate certificate in homeland security. If you know that you want to pursue a specific career path, you may wish to complete an internship that's relevant to that path. Much of homeland security focuses on the management of natural and manmade emergencies. With an advanced degree, you may have the skills that are needed to take on a supervisory role in this field. Per O*Net, emergency management specialists earn an average salary of $62,780 per year. Through the year 2022, job openings in emergency management may increase by 8% (O*Net, 2012).

Information security is crucial in homeland security, since sensitive information getting into the wrong hands can lead to security disasters for the United States. Information security analysts are important in this aspect of criminal justice. The average salary earned by an information security analyst is $88,590 per year (O*Net, 2013). From 2012 to 2022, job openings for this career may increase by 37% (O*Net, 2012).

Earning a graduate certificate may be the way to start the next phase of your career. Get started today by contacting graduate certificate programs in homeland security. Use our directory of schools to request information today!

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Alabama

Chattahoochee Valley Community College (Phenix City, AL)
Programs Offered:

Associate in Applied Science - Homeland Security, Certificate - Homeland Security
Columbia Southern University (Orange Beach, AL)
Programs Offered:

MS of Emergency Services Management (online)
Herzing University (Birmingham, AL)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice (Homeland Security Concentration) (online), Bachelor of Science - Homeland Security and Public Safety (Criminal Justice Concentration), Bachelor of Science - Homeland Security and Public Safety (Emergency Medical Technician Concentration) (online), Bachelor of Science - Homeland Security and Public Safety, Bachelor of Science - Homeland Security, Public Safety, Criminal Justice (online), Bachelor of Science - Homeland Security, Public Safety, Emergency Tech
Jacksonville State University (Jacksonville, AL)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Science - Emergency Management - Homeland Security
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Arizona

Chandler/Gilbert Community College (Chandler, AZ)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security
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Arkansas

NorthWest Arkansas Community College (Bentonville, AR)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science - Homeland Security/Emergency Management
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California

Ashford University (San Diego, CA)
Programs Offered:

BA - Org. Management/Homeland Security (online), BA/Social and Criminal Justice - Homeland Security (online)
Citrus College (Glendora, CA)
Programs Offered:

Associate in Science - Emergency Management & Homeland Security
ICDC College (Los Angeles, CA)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Science - Homeland Security (online), Diploma - Homeland Security & Investigation (online)
National University (La Jolla, CA)
Programs Offered:

Master of Science - Homeland Security and Safety Engineering (online)
Palomar College (San Marcos, CA)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Arts - Administration of Justice - Homeland Security
Riverside Community College (Riverside, CA)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security
San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
Programs Offered:

Masters Degree - Homeland Security
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Colorado

Community College of Denver (Denver, CO)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Public Security - Homeland Security
Pikes Peak Community College (Colorado Springs, CO)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science - Homeland Security / Emergency Management
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (Colorado Springs, CO)
Programs Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Homeland Defense
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Connecticut

Mitchell College (New London, CT)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Arts - Homeland Security
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Delaware

Delaware Technical Community College (Dover, DE)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science - Homeland Defense and Emergency Management
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Florida

ASA College (Hialeah, FL / Maimi, FL)
Programs Offered:

Criminal Justice- Associate in Science`
Everest Institute (Hialeah, FL / Kendall, FL / North Miami, FL)
Programs Offered:

Criminal Justice - Private and Homeland Security Diploma
Fortis College (Orange Park, FL)
Programs Offered:

AS - Criminal Justice/Homeland Security (online)
Keiser University (Fort Lauderdale, FL / Orlando, FL / Tampa, FL)
Programs Offered:

AA - Homeland Security (online), Associate of Arts in Homeland Security - Orlando, Associate of Arts in Homeland Security - Tampa, BA - Homeland Security (online), Bachelor of Arts - Homeland Security, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice - Orlando, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice - Tampa, Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security - Orlando, Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security - Tampa, Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration - Orlando, Master of Arts in Criminal Justice - Orlando, Master of Arts in Criminal Justice - Tampa, Master of Arts in Homeland Security - Orlando, Master of Arts in Homeland Security - Tampa
Lynn University (Boca Raton, FL)
Programs Offered:

Criminal Justice - Bachelor (online)
Saint Leo University (Saint Leo, FL)
Programs Offered:

BA in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security (online)
St. Petersburg College (Clearwater, FL)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security
St. Thomas University - Online (Miami Gardens, FL)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security & Terrorism Control
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, FL)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Applied Science - Public Safety Administration / Homeland Security
University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL)
Programs Offered:

Minor - Emergency Management and Homeland Security
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Georgia

Chattahoochee Technical College (Jasper, GA)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science - Homeland Security, Diploma - Homeland Security
Darton College (Albany, GA)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security
Georgia Military College (Columbus, GA / Warner Robins, GA)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Science - Homeland Security
Georgia Perimeter College (Clarkston, GA)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Arts - Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Herzing University (Atlanta, GA)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor Degree - Homeland Security (online), Bachelor of Science - Homeland Security and Public Safety/Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science - Homeland Security and Public Safety/Emergency Medical Technology (online), Bachelor of Science - Homeland Security and Public Safety
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Illinois

Adler University (Chicago, IL)
Programs Offered:

M.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice (online)
College of DuPage (Glen Ellyn, IL)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security
Rasmussen College (Mokena/Tinley Park, IL)
Programs Offered:

Information Technology Management Associates - Network Security
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Indiana

Indiana University-Kokomo (Kokomo, IN)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security
Kaplan University (Learning Center - Indianapolis, IN)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Public Safety and Security, BS in Criminal Justice, BSCJ - Homeland Security, MPA - Criminal Justice, MPA - Emergency and Disaster Management, MS in Homeland Security and Emergency Management, MSCJ - Global Issues in Criminal Justice
Vincennes University (Vincennes, IN)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Science - Homeland Security and Public Safety
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Iowa

Kaplan University (Cedar Falls, IA / Davenport, IA / Des Moines, IA / Mason City, IA)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Public Safety and Security, BSCJ - Homeland Security - Davenport, IA, BSCJ - Homeland Security - Des Moines, IA, BSCJ - Homeland Security - Mason City, IA, MPA - Emergency and Disaster Management, MS in Homeland Security and Emergency Management - Davenport, IA, MS in Homeland Security and Emergency Management - Des Moines, IA, MS in Homeland Security and Emergency Management - Mason City, IA, MSCJ - Global Issues in Criminal Justice - Des Moines, IA, MSCJ - Global Issues in Criminal Justice
Upper Iowa University (Fayette, IA)
Programs Offered:

MPA - Justice and Homeland Security (online)
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Kansas

Kansas City Kansas Community College (Kansas City, KS)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security
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Kentucky

Bluegrass Community and Technical College (Lexington, KY)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security/Emergency Management
Campbellsville University (Campbellsville, KY)
Programs Offered:

Minor - Homeland Security
Eastern Kentucky University (Richmond, KY)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Emergency Managment (online), Certificate - Fire & Emergency Services (online), Certificate - Homeland Security (online), MS Safety - Emergency Management (online), MS Safety - Homeland Security (online)
Gateway Community and Technical College (Covington, KY)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security/Emergency Management Specialist
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Louisiana

Northwestern State University of Louisiana (Natchitoches, LA)
Programs Offered:

Master of Science - Homeland Security
Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Arts - Homeland Security Studies, Post-Bachelor Certificate - Homeland Security Studies
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Maine

Kaplan University (South Portland, ME)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Public Safety and Security, BSCJ - Homeland Security - South Portland, ME, BSCJ - Law Enforcement - South Portland, ME, MPA - Emergency and Disaster Management, MS in Homeland Security and Emergency Management - South Portland, ME, MSCJ - Global Issues in Criminal Justice
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Maryland

Anne Arundel Community College (Arnold, MD)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science - Homeland Security Management
College of Southern Maryland (La Plata, MD)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science - Homeland Security
Kaplan University (Hagerstown, MD / Learning Center - Rockville, MD)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Public Safety and Security, BS in Criminal Justice, BSCJ - Homeland Security - Hagerstown, MD, BSCJ - Homeland Security, MPA - Criminal Justice, MPA - Emergency and Disaster Management, MS in Criminal Justice, MS in Homeland Security and Emergency Management - Hagerstown, MD, MS in Homeland Security and Emergency Management, MSCJ - Global Issues in Criminal Justice - Hagerstown, MD, MSCJ - Global Issues in Criminal Justice
Towson University (Towson, MD)
Programs Offered:

M.S. in Integrated Homeland Security Management (online)
University of Maryland-University College (Adelphi, MD)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor Degree - Homeland Security (online), Bachelor of Science - Homeland Security, Certificate - Homeland Security Management, Certificate - Homeland Security (online), Master of Science in Information Technology - Homeland Security Management, Master of Science in Management - Homeland Security Management, Master of Science in Technology Management - Homeland Security Management, Masters Degree - Homeland Security (online)
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Massachusetts

Anna Maria College (Paxton, MA)
Programs Offered:

MPA - Homeland Security (online)
Western New England University (Springfield, MA)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Science - Terrorism and Homeland Security
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Michigan

Ferris State University (Big Rapids, MI)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security
Madonna University (Livonia, MI)
Programs Offered:

Certificate of Completion - Homeland Security
Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
Programs Offered:

Masters in Law Enforcement Intelligence and Analysis (online)
Schoolcraft College (Livonia, MI)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science - Homeland Security (online)
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Minnesota

Minneapolis Community and Technical College (Minneapolis, MN)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science - Homeland Security (online)
Rasmussen College (Blaine, MN / Bloomington, MN / Brooklyn Park/Maple Grove, MN / Eagan, MN / Lake Elmo, MN / Mankato, MN)
Programs Offered:

Information Technology Management Associates - Network Security, Law Enforcement Academics Certificate
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Missouri

Kaplan University (Learning Center - St. Louis, MO)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Public Safety and Security, BS in Criminal Justice, BSCJ - Homeland Security, MPA - Criminal Justice, MPA - Emergency and Disaster Management, MS in Criminal Justice, MS in Homeland Security and Emergency Management, MSCJ - Global Issues in Criminal Justice
Missouri State University (Springfield, MO)
Programs Offered:

Certificate in Homeland Security and Defense (online)
Vatterott College (Saint Joseph, MO)
Programs Offered:

Associate Degree Criminal Justice - Saint Joseph
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Nebraska

Kaplan University (Omaha, NE)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Public Safety and Security, BSCJ - Homeland Security - Omaha, NE, MPA - Emergency and Disaster Management, MS in Homeland Security and Emergency Management - Omaha, NE, MSCJ - Global Issues in Criminal Justice
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New Hampshire

Rivier College (Nashua, NH)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security and Emergency and Disaster Management
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New Jersey

Bergen Community College (Paramus, NJ)
Programs Offered:

Certificate of Achievement - Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Cumberland County College (Vineland, NJ)
Programs Offered:

Associate in Science - Homeland Security, Career Certificate - Homeland Security
Georgian Court University (Lakewood, NJ)
Programs Offered:

M.S. in Homeland Security
Monmouth University (West Long Branch, NJ)
Programs Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security (online), Master of Arts - Criminal Justice - Homeland Security
New Jersey Institute of Technology (Newark, NJ)
Programs Offered:

MS - Emergency Mgmt & Business Continuity (online)
Raritan Valley Community College (North Branch, NJ)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security
Rutgers Camden (Camden, NJ)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - National/Homeland Security
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (Pomona, NJ)
Programs Offered:

Master of Arts - Criminal Justice - Homeland Security
Thomas Edison State University (Trenton, NJ)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security, Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security (online), Master of Science in Management - Homeland Security
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New York

Cazenovia College (Cazenovia, NY)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Science - Criminology & Homeland Security
Excelsior College (Albany, NY)
Programs Offered:

BS - Criminal Justice (with a concentration in Administration of Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement & Public Safety, or Homeland Security) (online), MS in Criminal Justice (with a concentration Homeland Security & Emergency Management) (online)
Mercy College (Dobbs Ferry, NY)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Science - Corporate and Homeland Security
SUNY-Broome Community College (Binghamton, NY)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Science - Homeland Security
SUNY-Erie Community College (Buffalo, NY)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security
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North Carolina

ECPI University (Charlotte, NC / Raleigh, NC)
Programs Offered:

Bachelors in Criminal Justice - Charlotte, Bachelors in Criminal Justice - Raleigh
Miller-Motte College (Cary, NC)
Programs Offered:

Criminal Justice - Bachelor of Science (online)
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North Dakota

Rasmussen College (Fargo, ND)
Programs Offered:

Information Technology Management Associates - Network Security
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Ohio

Fortis College (Centerville, OH)
Programs Offered:

Associate Degree - Homeland Security (online), Associate of Applied Science - Criminal Justice / Homeland Security (online)
Lincoln College of Technology (Cincinnati/Downtown (Vine Street), OH)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security
Notre Dame College (South Euclid, OH)
Programs Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security (online), Master of Arts in Security Policy Studies (online)
Sinclair Community College (Dayton, OH)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security
Tiffin University (Tiffin, OH)
Programs Offered:

MS - Criminal Justice - Homeland Security (online)
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Oklahoma

Northeastern State University (Tahlequah, OK)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Science - Homeland Security
Redlands Community College (El Reno, OK)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science - Emergency Preparedness/Homeland Security
Vatterott College (Tulsa, OK)
Programs Offered:

Associate Degree Criminal Justice - Tulsa
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Oregon

Western Oregon University (Monmouth, OR)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security and Community Preparedness
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Pennsylvania

California University of Pennsylvania (California, PA)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Science - Corporate and Homeland Security, MS - Legal Studies - Homeland Security (online)
Central Pennsylvania College (Summerdale, PA)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Science - Homeland Security
DeSales University (Center Valley, PA)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Arts - Criminal Justice - Intelligence
Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
Programs Offered:

Grad Certificate - Homeland Security (online)
Keystone College (La Plume, PA)
Programs Offered:

Minor - Homeland Security
Mercyhurst College (Erie, PA)
Programs Offered:

Master of Science - Applied Intelligence
YTI Career Institute (Lancaster, PA)
Programs Offered:

Criminal Justice & First Response - Associate in Specialized Business Degree
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Rhode Island

Salve Regina University (Newport, RI)
Programs Offered:

Certificate of Graduate Studies - Homeland Security
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Tennessee

Austin Peay State University (Clarksville, TN)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice - Homeland Security (online)
Volunteer State Community College (Gallatin, TN)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Science - Homeland Security
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Texas

Bush School of Government - Texas A&M University (College Station, TX)
Programs Offered:

Grad Cert - Critical Infrastruction Protection (online), Grad Cert - Emergency & Crisis Preparedness & Mgmt (online), Grad Cert - Homeland Security Policy & Mgmt (online), Grad Cert - National Security Policy (online)
Central Texas College (Killeen, TX)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science - Homeland Security and Emergency Management (online), Certificate of Completion - Homeland Security and Emergency Management (online)
Cisco College (Cisco, TX)
Programs Offered:

Level I Certificate - Homeland Security
El Paso Community College (El Paso, TX)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science - Homeland Security, Certificate - Homeland Security
Everest College (Arlington (Mid Cities), TX)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Science - Homeland Security
Lamar Institute of Technology (Beaumont, TX)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Science - Homeland Security/Crime Scene Technician, Associate of Science - Homeland Security
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Virginia

ECPI University (Manassas, VA / Newport News, VA)
Programs Offered:

Bachelors in Homeland Security - Newport News, Cyber and Network Security - Bachelors - Manassas
John Tyler Community College (Chester, VA)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security
Tidewater Community College (Norfolk, VA)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science - Homeland Security
Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Arts - Homeland Security, Master of Arts - Homeland Security (online)
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West Virginia

American Public University System (Charles Town, WV)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Arts - Homeland Security, Certificate - Homeland Security, Graduate Certificate - Homeland Security (online), Master of Arts - Homeland Security (online)
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (Martinsburg, WV)
Programs Offered:

Certificate - Homeland Security
Pierpont Community and Technical College (Fairmont, WV)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science - Homeland Security
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Wisconsin

Kaplan University (Learning Center - Milwaukee, WI)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Public Safety and Security, BS in Criminal Justice, BSCJ - Homeland Security, MPA - Criminal Justice, MPA - Emergency and Disaster Management, MS in Criminal Justice, MSCJ - Global Issues in Criminal Justice
Marian University of Fond du Lac (Fond du Lac, WI)
Programs Offered:

Bachelor of Science - Homeland Security, Certificate - Homeland Security Leadership
Rasmussen College (Green Bay, WI)
Programs Offered:

Information Technology Management Associates - Network Security
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Wyoming

Central Wyoming College (Riverton, WY)
Programs Offered:

Associate of Science - Homeland Security
Laramie County Community College (Cheyenne, WY)
Programs Offered:

Associates of Science - Homeland Security, Certificate of Completion - Homeland Security