Master of Arts in American Government at Regent University

The Certificate of Graduate Studies in Terrorism & Homeland Defense

On-Campus & Online Degree Overview

Interested in learning more about Regent's online graduate certificate for anti-terrorism and homeland security professionals? The Robertson School of Government offers career development and continuing education for homeland security and defense professionals. Students are taught to analyze policies central to our country's prosperity and safety and to formulate plans for addressing the modern phenomenon of terrorism with a balanced, informed perspective. This area of study is especially attractive to military officers, intelligence officials, homeland security experts, and state and local law enforcement agencies and governmental officials.

This certificate can help you prepare for meaningful careers in homeland security and anti-terrorism, including:

  • CIA Analyst
  • Federal Agent
  • FBI Agent
  • National Security Agency Analyst
  • Research Assistant
  • Local Law Enforcement Officer
  • U.S. Department of Defense Analyst
  • Consultant for Security-related Organizations

This certificate is an alternative to traditional political science graduate degrees and should be considered by those with an interest or background in political science.

Benefits of earning a Graduate Certificate

Certificates of Graduate Studies are an excellent option for continuing education without the commitment of a master's degree. Upon completing the certificate, students have the option of applying to the master's program, and if accepted, all courses transfer in.

  • Lower tuition cost than a full master's program.
  • Update your skills while keeping current with contemporary thinking in your field of study.
  • Fewer credit hours to fulfill a certificate means your professional credentials are enhanced more quickly.

Earn your Certificate of Graduate Studies in Terrorism & Homeland Defense from Regent University's Robertson School of Government. Contact us today for more information. We'll get you started.

Required Co-Requisites (0 credit hours)

Course Number, Title and Credit Hours

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Spring

Summer

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ENGL 500
Graduate Academic Writing Seminar
(0)
(must be taken during first semester)

x

x

x

x

x

x

UNIV LIB
Library Research and Resources
(0)
(must be taken during first semester)

x

x

x

x

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x

Terrorism and Homeland Defense Certificate (12 credit hours)
Complete four (4) of the following courses

Course Number, Title and Credit Hours

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Spring

Summer

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B

C

D

E

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GOV 625
International Relations Theory
(3)

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x

 

 

 

GOV 660
Intelligence and National Security
(3)

x

 

 

 

 

 

GOV 677
Terrorism and Homeland Defense
(3)

 

x

 

 

 

 

GOV 678
Crisis/Disaster Consequence Management
(3)

 

 

 

x

 

 

GOV 679
National Security Affairs
(3)

 

 

 

 

x

 

GOV 689
American Foreign Policy
(3)

 

 

x