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About the Certificate in Homeland Security & Community Preparedness


The Certificate in Homeland Security and Community Preparedness consists of 20 credits. This program can be completed either on-campus or online. Students who wish to complete this certificate must be admitted to WOU, but are not required to complete any additional requirements outside of the certificate program.


Core Courses

20 credits


CJ 220 Introduction to Homeland Security (4)
CJ 320 Developing Homeland Security Practices (4)
CJ 420 Implementing Homeland Security Strategies (4)
CJ 425 Program Evaluation/Participation (4)


Select one of the following:


CJ 421 Policy Analysis in Criminal Justice (4)
CJ 422 Community Collaboration and Development (4)



Want to Learn More?

Carla Menear, Criminal Justice Program Support
(503) 838-8733


Dr. Steve Gibbons, CJ Department Head


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