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Majors & Degrees

Homeland Security Certificate

Our certificate course is to help students combine a fundamental understanding of national security issues and learn emergency preparedness and response.

Earn Your Homeland Security Certification

As part of the Master of Social Sciences degree program, students may seek a graduate certificate in Homeland Security. Students must be admitted as a graduate student to the college.

Course work for the homeland security training includes:

  • Physical Security
  • Legal Aspects of Homeland Security
  • Domestic Terrorism
  • International Terrorism
  • Cyber Terrorism
  • Grant Writing for Homeland Security
  • Special Issues in Homeland Security

The MC Experience

Mississippi College understands that working adults are often juggling multiple responsibilities that include children, school activities, other extracurricular activities and more.  That is why our Homeland Security certification program offers classes in the evenings as well as an online program to accommodate busy schedules.

Turn your aspiration into a real-world career in homeland security

At Mississippi College we partner with students to be successful both in and beyond the classroom, with job placement advising that can help you find your place in the field of homeland security. Is a homeland security degree worth it? We want you to answer yes!

What is a career in homeland security?

The definition of a career in homeland security is much broader than commonly perceived. Beyond border security, these specialists respond to threats both natural and human, offering protection, medical assistance, damage control and much more.

Career options

We want to help you identify your career options in the homeland security field. Roles in this area can include the following:

  • Asylum officer
  • Border patrol agent
  • Policy analyst

Homeland security degree career outlook

The current outlook for homeland security degree jobs shows an average homeland security degree salary of $25,195 to $100,020.