Nation's Homeland Security Educator: Center for Homeland Defense and Security [brochure]   [open pdf - 270KB]

This brochure outlines the Naval Postgraduate School's (NPS) Center for Defense and Homeland Security. It describes the center's mission, related courses, systems, and degrees; including the following: Master of Arts Degree, Executive Leadership Program, Mobile Education Team (MET) Seminar, Online Courses, University and Agency Partnership Initiative, Homeland Security Digital Library, and Homeland Security Affairs Journal. The brochure also contains the following CHDS overview: "Since 2002, the NPS Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) has conducted a wide range of graduate education programs to assist current and future homeland security leaders develop the strategies, policies and organizational elements needed to defeat terrorism in the U.S. The programs are developed in partnership with and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Through graduate and executive level coursework, seminars, and research, government leaders gain the analytical skills and substantive expertise to prevent, deter, and respond to terrorist attacks and to bridge gaps in interagency and civil military cooperation. This is accomplished by bringing together a diverse range of senior officials to to share perspectives and lay the foundation for long-term homeland security collaboration. All CHDS programs are designed to create a multiplier effect through the distribution of content, technology, research and other resources to universities and agencies that are building national preparedness.

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