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Homeland Security

HLS-CT


Anna Goree, Advisor, AC (727) 341-4456
Charles Crowther, Lead Instructor, AC (727) 341-4507
Brian Frank, Dean, AC (727) 341-4503


Job Related Opportunities:

  • Risk Manager in private and public organizations
  • Emergency Response Director
  • Security Manager at the local, state or the federal levels or private industry
  • Professionals interested in emergency response training and management
  • Governmental and industrial emergency planner

This certificate is a comprehensive certificate focused on policy, planning and administration of emergency response teams and systems. This certificate focuses on homeland security and integrates the practical, technical and communication aspects of emergency management. Program participants will gain an understanding of problems facing response teams, learn to write emergency plans according to local, state and federal guidelines and build communications skills as crisis advisors. These courses apply towards the Emergency Administration and Management AS program and the Public Safety Criminal Justice, subplan Homeland Security AS program.

Additional Information for Financial Aid Eligible Certificate Programs

  • U.S. Department of Labor's Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code (occupations that the program prepares students to enter):

43.0302

Protective Services, Other

 

33-9099.00

Protective Service Workers, All Other

 

33-9099.02

Loss Prevention Specialists

  • On-time Graduation Rate1: NA (less than 10 students graduated in this program FY 2010-11)
  • Tuition and Fees for Entire Program 2 (completing the program within normal time): In-State - $2537; Out-of-State - $9140
  • Typical Costs for Books and Supplies for Entire Program3: $1600
  • Job Placement Rate4: NA (No graduates reported for FY 2009-10)
  • Median Loan Debt Incurred (students who completed the program): Program had fewer than ten graduates within the last year. In respect of student privacy, no information is being reported.

1 Source: PeopleSoft Student Information System
2 Total cost of the program is estimated using Fall 2012 Tuition and Fee Rates and is subject to annual tuition and fee increases
3 Cost for books and supplies is based on the Financial Assistance Books and Supplies per term budget and prorated based on the number of credit hours in the program
4 Source: Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program (FETPIP) and SPC Recent Alumni Survey


APPROVED REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS WITH CATALOG YEAR
20081/0400 (BEGINNING 8/25/2008) OR LATER
~ REFER TO CURRICULUM FILES FOR PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR REQUIREMENTS ~



PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
DSC 1002 DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM 3
DSC 1004 INTRODUCTION TO THE NRF AND NIMS 3
DSC 1033 WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION 3
DSC 1222 PSYCHOLOGICAL MANAGEMENT OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION VICTIMS 3
DSC 1552 CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION 3
DSC 1562 HOMELAND SECURITY THREAT STRATEGY 3
DSC 1631 TERRORISM RESPONSE PLANNING 3
DSC 1751 HOMELAND SECURITY POLICY AND LAW 3

TOTAL CERTIFICATE HOURS

24

C&I 6/24/08 ~ BOT 8/19/08