Homeland Security Certificate (HLSC)


The Homeland Security Certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively deal with safety and security challenges in the United States.

This program was developed in response to the needs of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Students gain understanding of fundamental elements of homeland security as well as specialized topics including detecting threats to security, and protecting critical infrastructure and transportation nodes.

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Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Assist a variety of organizations with contemporary safety and security needs


Effective 2018-2019 academic year

Homeland Security Certificate (HLSC)

Program Prerequisites: AFL 085 Applications of College Reading and Writing and AFM 095 Foundations of Basic Algebra or appropriate placement test scores.

Semester 1LecLabCredits
PST 110Introduction to Homeland Security 303
PST 120Intelligence Analysis and Security Management 303
Semester 2  
PST 205Transportation Security 303
Total Credits:  909

The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum


Mark Jackson
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