PSS3200 Homeland Security Management

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Wilton Gleaton

Course Description:

This course will provide the technical and management skills necessary for individuals to manage and prepare response systems to a wide range of threats and vulnerabilities at the federal, state, and local level. Students will discuss management strategies for homeland security agencies, policy development, legal issues, risk analysis, and community response.

How This Course Benefits Students:

This course will strengthen the student’s skills in management, intelligence gathering and analysis, risk management, emergency planning and management, port security, legal issues, technological issues, and social psychology. This course is designed to prepare the next generation of homeland security management and policy leaders with the knowledge and skills needed to improve outcomes in all types of disasters and critical incidents.

Why This Course Is Important:

Students will be provided a source of history, practical information, programs, references, and best practices in order for them to be motivated and engaged to make their communities safer and more secure. Homeland security is an evolving specialty that will continue to change in reaction to the steps the nation takes to reduce the impacts of known and unknown hazards and as new threats are identified.