Graduate Certificate in SPS


Notre Dame college is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools as a degree-granting institution.

Graduate Certificate SPS

The Graduate Certificate in Security Policy Studies prepares graduates for an exciting career in homeland security, law enforcement and other branches of protective service.

Convenient, Accelerated and Affordable

The graduate certificate program is a non-degree award that can be completed in less than a year. What’s more, credits earned in the certificate program can be applied to a Master of Arts in Security Policy Studies if you decide to continue working toward a degree.

The program is offered fully online, allowing you to work at your own pace when it’s convenient for you. Comprised of four streamlined classes, you can earn a graduate certificate online in just two semesters. And, at just $560 per credit hour, you can earn this certificate for a fraction of the cost of a master’s degree.

It’s easy to see why more and more people are electing to earn a certificate: it’s a great way to fast track your career. Certificates can benefit people of all ages and educational backgrounds, whether you’re looking to start a career, switch careers or advance in your field.

Choose a concentration in biodefense, science and technology security analysis; transnational threat analysis; strategic intelligence and risk assessment analysis; or terrorism and critical infrastructure analysis.

Don’t leave your future up to chance. Protect your most important asset and invest in yourself.