Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jun 14, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog

Homeland Security Certificate: 258

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This certificate offers students an overview of the nation’s homeland security environment through an all-hazards approach. The curriculum consists of 18 credit hours with coursework in emergency management, intelligence and counterintelligence functions, terrorism, critical infrastructure protection, and other relevant topics. This program can be completed either on campus or online.

Total Credit Hours: 18

This program can be completed either on campus or online.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Analyze the evolution of the Department of Homeland Security and list the agencies and responsibilities within the department.
  • Summarize key Homeland Security responsibilities.
  • Analyze the roles, responsibilities, and authorities of the various organizations responding to disasters and other emergencies.
  • Describe the elements, structure, and purpose of the intelligence community.
  • Describe the purpose and types of intelligence and the process by which intelligence is requested, gathered, and shared.
  • Identify the key challenges for the 21st century facing U.S. Homeland Security.
  • Assess critical infrastructures and key resources.
  • Differentiate between cyberterrorism, cyberwarfare, cyberespionage, and cybercrime.

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