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The Criminal Justice Security certificate area coursework is intended to give graduates knowledge and basic skills to work in Homeland Security and other areas of the criminal justice system that deal with terrorism, counterintelligence and analysis. This particular certificate concentration represents an integrated program combining academic instruction in criminal justice with applied skills for students whose goal is a career in the areas of the system where basic skills in analysis, risk management, counterterrorism, critical infrastructure and management are required. Security graduates are prepared to provide services in a variety of private and public settings within the criminal justice domains of policing, the courts, corrections and security organizations. The certificate does not lead to specific industry certification; however, the coursework alignment provides an emphasis of academic content and skills that support effective security practices and in depth knowledge of security related issues.
The requires a minimum of credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
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While widely available, not all courses are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative. More information about admissions requirements can be found in the Academic Catalog.