Homeland Security and Defense Graduate Certificate

Fight the global war on terror. 

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Stand up to potential threats with leadership and critical thinking skills.

This 12 hour graduate-level experience teaches you to identify acts of terror and think and act critically, pragmatically and strategically. Master core issues, principles, and problem-solving approaches that can be applied to challenges confronting your jurisdictions or sponsoring organizations.
Career Opportunities:

  • Armed forces
  • Coast Guard
  • Drug Enforcement Agency
  • Firefighting
  • Intelligence
  • Law enforcement
  • Probation and parole
  • Secret Service
  • Transportation Security Administration
  • Emergency Management Directors
  • Regulatory Affairs Managers
  • Compliance Managers
  • Investment Fund Managers
  • Security Managers
  • Loss Prevention Managers
  • First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives


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Maximize your investment of time and money.
Missouri State's total costs are lower than most other universities in the state and well below the national average.

Financial aid and scholarships are available. In fact, Bears access more than $150 million in financial aid per year. 

Advance your skills with this accredited, flexible degree program.
Enjoy a high level of academic excellence. Full-time faculty develop and teach the same curriculum online as taught on-campus.  

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Get ahead sooner.  
Earn your certificate in just 12 credit hours.

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