This certificate is ideal for those interested in policy, planning, security, and organizational and management issues related to emergency preparedness and homeland security. Private sector consultants will gain critical expertise and credibility; local fire and police department staff will put their first response duties into a larger context; and Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies and U.S. Military employees will gain essential knowledge and tools to minimize damage from natural disasters and prevent external attacks.
What it costs
The cost is $689.00 per credit hour for VA state residents or $1,446.75 per credit hour for out of state students, plus a $35 per credit hour Distance Learning fee. Education Resource, New Student, and other mandatory university and course fees may apply.
This program has an application deadline of May 1 for Fall and December 1 for Spring. International students must apply at least one month prior to deadline.Request Info