Admission and Program Requirements

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Admission criteria

To be considered for the program, a student must have a 2.75 grade point average and be admitted to the certificate program.  Students who do not meet this criterion, but demonstrate potential for success through career experience, may be admitted at the discretion of the Certificate Advisor and with the approval of the Dean of the Graduate College. Admission to this certificate program does not constitute admission to any other Missouri State University graduate program.

Required courses - 12 hours

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
CRM 740 Foundations of Homeland Defense and Security 3 hrs
CRM 745 Topics in Homeland Defense and Security 3 hrs
PLS 717 Multidisciplinary Approaches to Homeland Security 3 hrs
PLS 719 Strategic Planning and Organizational Imperatives in Homeland Security 3 hrs