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Intelligence and National Security Certificate


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Earn a Certificate Focused in Intelligence and Homeland Security 

Point Park University in Downtown Pittsburgh offers a certificate designed for adult students who seek to supplement their skills in intelligence and national security. All credits successfully completed at Point Park University within this certificate program will be applicable, upon acceptance, into the Bachelor of Science program in intelligence and national security

With a national security certificate, individuals can enhance their current profession, increase job opportunities and eventually achieve a bachelor’s degree in intelligence and national security.

A certificate in intelligence and national security will help students advance to administrative positions in their chosen professions in the fields of homeland security, intelligence and law enforcement, as well as in the emergency medical services environment.

The primary focus of this national security certificate program is on an understanding of intelligence and its effect in policy development. Additional areas taught include the application of critical thinking and the measures of response and preparedness to overt and covert threats to national security.

Read our Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program.