Overview of the program:
The certificate program in Homeland Security teaches and prepares students to obtain entry-level employment in the transportation security industry.
Career Information and Outlook:
Transportation security screeners ensure compliance with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations. These professionals may screen passengers, cargo, or baggage. They often use tools such as x-ray machines and hand wands.
Employment in the transportation security field is expected to grow by 6 percent from 2012 to 2022.*
Topics You Will Learn About Include:
- Crowd control
- Emergency measures plan
- Advanced first aid
- Introduction to hazardous materials (HAZMAT)
- Overview of weapons of mass destruction (WMD)
- Types of terrorists
What do students graduate with?
- High School Diploma from Career Online High School
- Career certificate in Homeland Security from Career Online High School