Graduate Certificates

Post-baccalaureate graduate certificate in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

The Post-baccalaureate Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness was developed for current and prospective homeland security and emergency preparedness practitioners to develop managerial competencies supporting these evolving professions. The graduate certificate program requires 15 credit hours, comprised of five three-credit courses delivered through a combination of online technology, and one on-campus session (three days) as described below. The courses offered in the certificate program are the same as those taken by students in the master’s program and, with grades of “B” or better and upon acceptance into the master’s program, are fully transferable to the Master of Arts in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness program.

Curriculum

For more information on the curriculum for the graduate certificate in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness program or degree requirements and deadlines, please visit the VCU Bulletins website.

Contact us

For questions about admissions, courses or the transfer of credits, please begin by contacting the Wilder School Graduate Advising Office at (804) 828-6837 or wsgradvise@vcu.edu.The office serves as the first point-of contact for all post-baccalaureate program related questions.