This 18-credit, 6-course certificate is designed for individuals who provide value to their institutions by identifying potential risks, limiting the negative impacts of risks, and providing a safer learning environment. Both theoretical and practical applications of concepts are included in the course work. These credits can also be applied to the Master of Arts in Student Services Administration degree program.

Students must complete the following courses:

  • MSSA 6605 The Law and Student Affairs
  • MSSA 6604 Governance, Planning and Finance in Higher Education
  • MSSA 6608 Technology Foundations in Higher Education
  • MSSA 6616 Threat Assessment and Risk Analysis in Higher Education
  • MSSA 6617 Crisis Management for Higher Education Administrators
  • MSSA 6618 Impact of Terrorism on College Safety

Course Descriptions