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Certified Homeland Security Manager (CHSM)

Offered by the C4SEM with continuing studies and corporate education, this certificate program is designed for program managers and leaders working in the areas of counter-terrorism, public safety, security management, and law enforcement; executives in corporations responsible for overseeing in-house homeland security programs; and information technology professionals.

Designed for program managers to focus on projects ranging from strategic and policy level to establishing standards across the homeland security spectrum.

Candidates interested in enhancing their future career prospects may also benefit from this program by broadening their studies to encompass security within the public and private industries. The program focuses on the complexities of homeland and national security, providing executives, managers, and practitioners with exceptional professional education.


(8 Courses)
700 Series Certification
Minimum Experience: 5 years
Certification Exam: Required
Minimum Requirement: 24 units

*Core Courses:
- Two C4SEM-CT Courses
- Two C4SEM-EM Courses
*Elective Courses
- Two C4SEM-SEC Courses
- Two C4SEM-CJ Courses


Sector-Specific Courses:


  • Incident Management

  • Operational Planning

  • Disaster Logistics

  • Emergency Communications

  • Service to Disaster Victims

  • Continuity Programs

  • Public Disaster Communications

  • Integrated Preparedness

  • Hazard Mitigation

  • IS-860.c - The National Infrastructure Protection Plan

  • IS-842.a - NEMIS HMGP System

  • More...


* (This doesn’t apply to applicants who meet the certification exam requirements and are accepted candidates under VA LACAS and Military COOL programs)

Center for Security and Emergency Management (C4SEM). Homeland Security Training and Certification Academy
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