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Homeland Security

This program will teach you basic disaster response and emergency management skills, including fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, disaster medical operation and how a multijurisdictional/multiagency response to disasters is coordinated. You will also learn about intelligence analysis, border and transportation security, and the legal, economic, political and cultural aspects of terrorism. You can also choose additional coursework in Law Enforcement, Fire Science or Security Administration.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Homeland Security

  1. Faculty are all professionals in the field and experts within their areas of specialization
  2. Save $18,000+ by starting here - 80% of our students leave debt free
  3. More than 190 private and transfer scholarships available

Homeland Security Courses at Macomb

  • Introduction to Homeland Security
  • Interviewing
  • Intelligence Analysis and Security Management
  • Analysis of Terrorism
  • Citizen and Emergency Preparedness
  • Evidence and Criminal Procedures
  • Border Security and Transportation
  • Criminal Law
  • Introduction to Emergency Management

Career Opportunities in Homeland Security

With an Associate of Applied Science Degree or Certificate in Homeland Security, you will be qualified for positions that include transportation security screener, detectives and criminal investigator, computer network support specialist, security systems technician and security and fire alarm system installer.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in Macomb’s Homeland Security program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree in Homeland Security, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.


How do I find out more about Macomb’s Homeland Security Program?

For more information, contact the Homeland Security Program advisor: Professor Gino Hliebay, 586.286.2159.

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