If you’re looking to launch a new career or expand your skill set for career advancement, a graduate certificate may be the best option. A Graduate Certificate in Security Policy Studies from NDC is a cost effective way to quickly refocus your career. Comprised of four streamlined classes, you can earn a graduate certificate online in just two semesters. NDC offers four areas of concentration in security policy from which to choose. The courses in each certificate will transfer into a Master of Arts in Security Policy Studies program if you wish to continue working toward a degree after certification.

The Notre Dame College Graduate Certificate in Security Policy Studies Advantage

  • Accredited by the NCACS
  • Affordable tuition
  • Delivered online
  • Accelerated courses
  • Courses taught by full-time expert faculty

Submit a free information request form to find out whether you qualify for this unique advantage.

Concentration Areas

  • Biodefense, Science and Technology Security Analysis
  • Transnational Threat Analysis
  • Strategic Intelligence and Risk Assessment Analysis
  • Terrorism and Critical Infrastructure Analysis

Security Policy Careers

Completing a graduate certificate program through NDC equips workers with the skills needed to launch or advance a career in security policy. Careers include:

  • Federal law enforcement agent
  • Border patrol officer
  • Policy analyst
  • Homeland security specialist
  • Immigration officer
  • Intelligence analyst

Admission Requirements

The Graduate Admissions Committee seeks well-rounded students who demonstrate a
sincere interest and desire to make a positive impact on the field of homeland security,
intelligence and emergency management. NDC will consider applicants who meet or
exceed the minimum requirements below for admission:

  • An overall cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher from a regionally accredited institution. NDC welcomes applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree in any field of study.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective communication skills through the interview, writing sample and relevant work experience.

How To Apply

Complete our free online application
Send official transcripts of all college coursework
Complete an interview with your Enrollment Counselor

Information on Gainful Employment

The Notre Dame College Gainful Employment Disclosure

The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that you may be eligible for the following employment, tasks, and wage earnings:

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