Homeland Security Certificate
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Occupational Outlook Handbook
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.