Not open to students who select this as a concentration in the MA - National Security Studies or the MA - Intelligence Studies.
The graduate certificate in Terrorism Studies offers you a fundamental understanding of extremist groups, terrorism tactics, weapons of mass destruction, counterterrorism, and the effects of terrorism upon political and military leadership after 9/11. Terrorist incidents occur through various online and offline channels, making protecting people and organizational assets a top priority for many organizations. In order to mitigate terror escalations and prepare for emerging dangers, many professionals in the intelligence and public safety communities are expanding their knowledge and skills through education. This online certificate is designed to support these educational goals. This online certificate is intended for graduate students who want to expand their knowledge of terrorism without committing to a degree program.
Upon completion of this certificate, the student will be able to:
- Assess the terrorist threat to U.S. National Security.
- Analyze the likelihood of future terrorist attacks.
- Assess the role of the U.S. intelligence community in addressing the terrorist threat.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the use of selected research methods and tools.
Certificate Requirements (18 semester hours)
|SSGS500||Research Design and Methods||3|
|INTL652||Terrorism: Assessing the Past to Forecast the Future||3|
|Select 3 courses from the following:||9|
|Consequence Management: Terrorism Preparation & Response|
|Weapons of Mass Destruction and the New Terrorism|
|Domestic Terrorism and Extremist Groups|
|Intelligence Analysis (Prerequisite: SSGS500 - Research Design and Methods)|
|Political Psychology of Terror Groups|
|Total Semester Hours||18|