Academic Program Proposal

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Montgomery College
Proposal
Lower Division Certificate (L.D.C.)Homeland Security Certificate 8/22/2020Approved11/4/2020
Homeland Security Certificate Program Description
The proposed homeland security certificate offers students an overview to the nation’s homeland security environment through an all-hazards approach. The curriculum consists of coursework in emergency management, intelligence and counter-intelligence functions, terrorism, critical infrastructure protection, and other relevant topics. This program can be completed fully online or on campus. It is noteworthy that this certificate in homeland security is the first offered in the state of Maryland.  Resources from the emergency preparedness management associate of science program will support the program, and no additional resources are required.