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Homeland Security Certificate (HLSC)


Note: the Homeland Security Certificate program is not admitting new students at this time.

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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Graduates Are Prepared To

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


Effective 2020-2021 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 1 Lec Lab Credits
PST 110 Introduction to Homeland Security 3 0 3
PST 120 Intelligence Analysis and Security Management 3 0 3
Semester 2      
PST 205 Transportation Security 3 0 3
Total Credits:   9 0 9

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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