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Homeland Security Certificate

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Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the homeland security certificate at Great Bay, graduates will be able to:

  • Examine the historical and evolving concept of homeland security within the broader political and national security system of the contemporary nation-state.
  • Recognize the detailed mitigation, planning, response, and recovery phases to and from a homeland security incident.
  • Differentiate among the various homeland security threats to include those that are man-made, technological, and natural.
  • Discuss the strategic, operational, and tactical threats presented by chemical, nuclear, and biological agents to include agent characteristics and delivery systems.
  • Distinguish among and assess the various homeland security approaches, techniques, and processes, such as analytics, indications, warnings, and forecasting.
  • Explain the key administrative and command and control elements of the evolving homeland security relationships among the intelligence community, Department of Homeland Security, interagency processes and institutions; federal, state, and local intergovernmental relations; and a comprehensive U.S. homeland security strategy
  • Be able to assess the risk of threat and utilize crisis management strategies to develop a plan and minimize organization and community vulnerability.

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