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Certificates in Criminal Justice
and Homeland Security

Stratford Honors Trip 2016

Are you currently working in the criminal justice field but want to broaden your knowledge and understanding? Do you have an interest in working within our justice system but aren’t sure if college is right for you? Along with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Homeland Security and a minor in criminal justice, we offer three certificates. Certificates are available for both current students and non-degree students.

Homeland Security and Emergency Management

The Certificate in Homeland Security and Emergency Management offers students an in-depth understanding of the issues and concerns surrounding homeland security and emergency management. The certificate also provides students with practical solutions in the management of natural and unnatural threats and emergency events. Upon completion of the certificate, students will be better equipped to lead their agency, department, organization, company, and community in the preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation of both natural and man-made disasters. This certificate is available for students currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Homeland Security and this certificate is financial aid eligible. The courses for this certificate, ranging from Foundations in Homeland Security to Correctional Law, are usually offered only online.

Correctional Management and Supervision

The Certificate in Correctional Management and Supervision is designed for the non-degree student who is interested in obtaining collegiate experience in the field of American corrections. Courses in this certificate range from Corrections to Correctional Counseling. Please note that this certificate is not financial aid eligible and currently enrolled criminal justice majors are not eligible for this certificate.

Public Safety

The Certificate in Public Safety is designed for the non-degree student who is interested in obtaining collegiate experience in the law enforcement field. Courses in this certificate range from Substantive Criminal Law to Criminal Investigation. Please note that this certificate is not financial aid eligible and currently enrolled criminal justice majors are not eligible for this certificate.

If you have further questions regarding the requirements for these certificates and the courses offered in them, please visit our academic bulletin

Last updated: 08/25/2017