Biosecurity and Pandemics, Undergraduate Certificate

Available: Online

The Undergraduate Certificate in Biosecurity and Pandemics provides students with a strong knowledge base regarding: disease threats; pandemic preparedness and management; bioterrorism; public health policies and laws (both domestic and international); and the nexus between border security and public health as it pertains to unique challenges along the US-Mexico border. The undergraduate certificate is offered as a standalone as well as in conjunction with the B.S. and B.A. in Homeland Security Studies degrees.

The Undergraduate Certificate in Biosecurity and Pandemics is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:

  • Biosecurity and Bioterrorism Threat Assessment.
  • Pandemic Preparedness.
  • Public Health Threats and Solutions.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Summary
Length 15 Credit Hours
Required Courses Undergraduate Certificate
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
Tuition/Costs Rates Per Semester

Current SHSU Students

Current students have an opportunity to gain a valuable certificate upon completion of the courses.

To enroll, schedule an appointment or virtual drop-in with your advisor as soon as possible and let them know you would like to apply for this certificate program.

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