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An Online Undergraduate Certificate in Foundations of Homeland Security That Can Jump-Start or Enhance Your Education

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Earn Your Online Certificate in Foundations of Homeland Security

Only transportation security officers with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) may enroll in this American Public University undergraduate certificate program.

American Public University's Foundations of Homeland Security certificate program is designed to broaden your knowledge and skillsets in identifying threats, taking control of emergencies and disasters, and making intelligence assessments to defuse dangerous situations before they occur.

Through APU's program, you'll be better prepared to:

  • Identify national and international acts of terrorism.
  • Recognize intelligence cycles and how they relate to threats facing the U.S.
  • Explain modern transportation and border security challenges.
  • Describe Emergency Operations Center protocol.
  • Compare psychological and behavioral triggers of terrorism.
  • Explain the history of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons development and use.

American Public University's online class environment is highly collaborative and ideally suited to adult learners seeking to advance their professional knowledge.

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Accessible Learning

Plan around your work and life responsibilities with courses that are online and feature weekly class schedules with no set login times.

Recognized for Quality

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Several programs have earned specialty accreditation.

Save Time

Certificate students can typically transfer up to 9 credits for previous academic coursework, job experience, and professional training. We also consider ACE-evaluated training and credits by exam.

Future-Focused

You have access to our vast network of working professional students and alumni, and our career services team provides continuous assistance.

Real-World Knowledge

You’ll be guided by faculty skilled in providing an engaging learning journey rooted in real-world experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Your Time to Shine

You always have a front row seat in APU’s online classroom. Undergraduate classes average 20 students.

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APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

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We provide no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduates.

$285
Per Credit Hour

Tuition for associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and undergraduate certificates.

$250
Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

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