Applicants apply for admission to the program via the Graduate School application for admission. Requirements listed here are in addition to Graduate Council policies listed under GCAC-300 Admissions Policies. International applicants may be required to satisfy an English proficiency requirement; see GCAC-305 Admission Requirements for International Students for more information.
Applicants must submit the following items with their application for admission to the Counterterrorism certificate program:
- official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended;
- resume/CV; and
- one-page statement of purpose or rationale for seeking a Graduate Certificate in Counterterrorism.
Applicants are expected to have a 3.0 or higher GPA in their undergraduate work.
Requirements listed here are in addition to requirements listed in Graduate Council policy GCAC-212 Postbaccalaureate Credit Certificate Programs.
|PLSC 836||Root Causes of Terrorism||3|
|PLSC 837||Radicalization, Counter-Radicalization, and De-Radicalization||3|
|PLSC 838||Tools and Analysis of Counterterrorism||3|
Graduate courses carry numbers from 500 to 699 and 800 to 899. Advanced undergraduate courses numbered between 400 and 499 may be used to meet some graduate degree requirements when taken by graduate students. Courses below the 400 level may not. A graduate student may register for or audit these courses in order to make up deficiencies or to fill in gaps in previous education but not to meet requirements for an advanced degree.
- Graduates will demonstrate knowledge about the foundational literature, theory, practice and current challenges surrounding Counterterrorism and Counterterrorism policy.
- Graduates will demonstrate competence in utilizing and presenting relevant information, data and sources regarding Counterterrorism and Counterterrorism policy.
- Graduates will demonstrate understanding of the professional, normative and ethical dimensions of Counterterrorism and Counterterrorism policy
|Graduate Program Head||Lee Ann Banaszak|
|Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) or Professor-in-Charge (PIC)||Andrew Vitek|
Allison Jane Haas