Each Homeland Security certificate builds on a core set of classes that review disaster preparation, response, recovery, and the origins of terrorism. Students will be prepared to develop and implement systems for homeland security planning and management at the local, regional, and national levels. Those who complete the certificate gain the following skills.
Each track can be tailored to fit the needs of students and professionals with specific goals in mind.
NIU offers three bachelor's degree completion programs that can include a homeland security certificate.