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Academia in hls webinar june 10

  1. 1. <ul><li>The Naval Postgraduate School, Center for Homeland Defense and Security </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>Homeland Security Education: The Current State </li></ul>Dr. Stan Supinski Director, Partnership Programs
  2. 2. <ul><li>CHDS </li></ul><ul><li>HLS Status </li></ul><ul><li>Recommended Content </li></ul><ul><li>Sample Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Are there jobs? </li></ul>Overview
  3. 3. Center for Homeland Defense and Security - Mission <ul><li>To strengthen the national security of the United States by providing graduate level educational programs that meet the immediate and long-term leadership needs of organizations responsible for Homeland Defense and Security </li></ul>
  4. 4. CHDS Programs <ul><li>Masters Degree </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Primarily State and Local Students on grants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>128 students (4 cohorts of 32) Each Year (from applicant pool of 2600 per class) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hybrid Program (in residence followed by DL) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Executive Education – In-Residence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 one week in residence sessions over 9 months </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fills gap between MET and Masters program </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mobile Education Teams </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide seminars to strengthen US capability for HLS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Primary focus on governors, mayors and senior HLS staffs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2000+ elected and senior leaders have attended </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. CHDS Programs (cont.) <ul><li>Homeland Security Digital Library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nation’s premier collection of HLS material </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content gathering and summation teams </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Homeland Security Affairs Journal ( www.hsaj.org ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Access electronic journal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on policy, strategy, technological applications and best practices </li></ul></ul><ul><li>University and Agency Partnership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Support the nationwide development of Homeland Security education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide CHDS developed content and materials to support development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide a community with forums, discussion, and materials sharing </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Partners (currently 200+ members) <ul><li>University of Connecticut </li></ul><ul><li>Long Island University </li></ul><ul><li>University of Washington </li></ul><ul><li>University of New Hampshire </li></ul><ul><li>University of Mississippi </li></ul><ul><li>Duke University </li></ul><ul><li>Chaminade </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia Tech </li></ul><ul><li>University of Colorado, Colorado Springs </li></ul><ul><li>University of Maryland </li></ul><ul><li>Norwich </li></ul><ul><li>Auburn </li></ul><ul><li>University of Alabama </li></ul><ul><li>Purdue </li></ul><ul><li>Eastern Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>US Coast Guard Academy </li></ul><ul><li>Cal Poly </li></ul><ul><li>Penn State </li></ul><ul><li>Western Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>LSU </li></ul><ul><li>Eastern Kentucky University </li></ul><ul><li>University of Akron </li></ul><ul><li>FBI Academy </li></ul><ul><li>San Diego State </li></ul><ul><li>University of Maine </li></ul><ul><li>US Army War College </li></ul><ul><li>University of Denver </li></ul><ul><li>Massachusetts and California Maritime Academies </li></ul>
  7. 7. National Guard Program <ul><li>12 credit hour graduate level certificate in HS/D and DSCA </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a cadre of educated (vice trained) military (NG) personnel to enhance state and federal HS/HD/EM operations; Build I/A cooperation; Raise NG level of education; Provide NG common knowledge base </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot Course Jan 07- Jan 08; Material available to States/Universities 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>University of Denver </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Completed one iteration Nov 08; second begun </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students include NG, FEMA, USMS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Programs begun/beginning in 2009: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Michigan State </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arizona State </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>George Mason </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Penn State </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Missouri State </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Homeland Security Education <ul><li>Academia has a history of supporting national efforts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WWII – Manhattan Project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cold War – National Security Affairs, Area Studies, Language Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New agencies and policies spawned academic requirement and action </li></ul><ul><li>No HLS/HLD Academic Programs Prior to 9/11 – but fastest growing area in academia since: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Associates Degrees – 45 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bachelors Degrees – 58 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Masters Degrees – 70 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certificate Programs – 150 </li></ul></ul><ul><li> Total – 323 (approximately) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Government Involvement <ul><li>Department of Homeland Security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DHS National Preparedness Directorate, FEMA (formerly Grants and Training) opted for the Naval Postgraduate School </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Centers of Excellence Program </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Department of Defense (US Northern Command) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Colorado graduate level certificate program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed the Homeland Security/Defense Education Consortium or HSDEC </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Mission: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assist with Defense related content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage and facilitate HLS education program development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus and facilitate research and knowledge development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage cooperation between consortium member institutions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Association with 200+ Institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Workshops at all academic levels </li></ul><ul><li>Internship and research program </li></ul><ul><li>Non-profit status - HLS accreditation early 2009 </li></ul>Homeland Security/Defense Education Consortium
  11. 11. PhD Programs <ul><li>University of Colorado still pending </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DoD regulations issue (still pending); Funding never passed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Long Island University – Fall 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Several that are related or have HS concentrations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Denver – International Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>George Mason – Bio-defense (Public Admin) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Northcentral – Business Administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Henley Putnam – Strategic Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colorado Technical University – Management/Homeland Security </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Growth <ul><li>The enrollments in our programs are growing quickly such that we are scrambling to find enough adjunct professors to cover all our courses. Our fully online MS in SSEM is growing at about 200% a year by itself. Mike Collier, Eastern Kentucky University </li></ul><ul><li>15 students to the HS program this week!  I now have 200 majors!  Up from 1 in Aug 06. Jim Ramsay, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University </li></ul><ul><li>I went from 78 majors in my masters program </li></ul><ul><li>last year to 145 this year. Eric Frost, San Diego State </li></ul>
  13. 13. Types of programs/Where Do They Reside <ul><li>Public Admin </li></ul><ul><li>U. of Missouri </li></ul><ul><li>U of Colorado </li></ul><ul><li>Drexel </li></ul><ul><li>U. of Iowa </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia Commonwealth </li></ul><ul><li>George Mason </li></ul><ul><li>Savannah State </li></ul><ul><li>MCNY </li></ul><ul><li>Arkansas Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Georgetown </li></ul><ul><li>Johns Hopkins </li></ul><ul><li>Criminal Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Austin Peay </li></ul><ul><li>Chaminade </li></ul><ul><li>Colorado Tech </li></ul><ul><li>John Jay </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan State </li></ul><ul><li>Mountain State (WV) </li></ul><ul><li>Tiffin </li></ul><ul><li>UMASS </li></ul><ul><li>Wilmington College </li></ul><ul><li>U. of New Haven </li></ul><ul><li>EM </li></ul><ul><li>Arkansas Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Empire State </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia State </li></ul><ul><li>Indiana U. of PA </li></ul><ul><li>LSU </li></ul><ul><li>Mass Maritime </li></ul><ul><li>Central Missouri </li></ul><ul><li>Central Florida </li></ul><ul><li>U. of Oklahoma </li></ul><ul><li>Western Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>Jacksonville State </li></ul><ul><li>Law </li></ul><ul><li>Duke </li></ul><ul><li>U. of Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>Cal. U. of PA </li></ul><ul><li>St. Mary’s </li></ul><ul><li>Syracuse </li></ul><ul><li>Public Health </li></ul><ul><li>U. of Tennessee </li></ul><ul><li>Penn State </li></ul><ul><li>U. of Chicago </li></ul><ul><li>UNC Chapel Hill </li></ul><ul><li>Benedictine College </li></ul>
  14. 14. General HS Degree Programs <ul><li>Continuing Ed/ Interdisciplinary </li></ul><ul><li>Anna Marie College </li></ul><ul><li>Fairleigh Dickinson </li></ul><ul><li>APU </li></ul><ul><li>San Diego State </li></ul><ul><li>Southwestern </li></ul><ul><li>Towson State </li></ul><ul><li>Tulane </li></ul><ul><li>South Florida </li></ul><ul><li>U. of Maryland </li></ul><ul><li>Rochester Inst. Of Tech </li></ul><ul><li>City U. of NY </li></ul><ul><li>East Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>Separate Institutes </li></ul><ul><li>Long Island University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homeland Security Management Institute </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Texas A&M </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrative Center for Homeland Security </li></ul></ul><ul><li>St. Mary’s University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Center for Terrorism Law </li></ul></ul><ul><li>St. Louis University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Institute for Biosecurity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>UNLV </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Institute for Security Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>GWU </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homeland Security Policy Institute </li></ul></ul><ul><li>And Others </li></ul><ul><li>Aviation Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Systems Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Public Safety </li></ul><ul><li>International Security </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligence Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Business Admin </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Information Security </li></ul><ul><li>Fire Science </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency Services </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership Management </li></ul><ul><li>Anthropology </li></ul>
  15. 15. Homeland Security/Defense From an Academic Perspective National Security Affairs Public Administration Emergency Management Multiple Disciplines: -Law Enforcement -Health -Intelligence -International Relations -Engineering -Social Sciences -History -Psychology -Business Etc, etc, etc….
  16. 16. Homeland Security/Defense Education Consortium Recommendations Current and Emerging Threats Context and Organizations Policies, Strategies, and Legal Issues Processes and Management Legal/Ethical Considerations Practical Application Practicum Critical Thinking Other Areas Leadership M&S Culture Statistics Mental Health Interagency Communications/ Cooperation Asymmetric Thinking Balancing Civil Liberties/Privacy
  17. 17. <ul><li>Undergraduate Recommended Areas of Focus </li></ul><ul><li>- Administering Homeland Security - Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>- Research and Analysis - Critical Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>- Emergency Management - Strategic Planning </li></ul><ul><li>- Technology - Law and Policy </li></ul><ul><li>- Strategic Communications - Terrorism/Counterterrorism </li></ul><ul><li>- The Private Sector and Homeland Security </li></ul><ul><li>The following themes should underlay all courses and curricula: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ethics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Excellence in Oral/Written Communication </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>- Overview of Homeland Security/Defense - Fundamentals of Terrorism </li></ul><ul><li>- Changing Nature of National Security - Understanding the Threat </li></ul><ul><li>- Critical Infrastructure Protection - Criminal Justice/Legal Issues - Emergency/ Disaster Planning - Risk Assessment and Analysis - American Government and Policy Making - HS Civil Society and Human Rights </li></ul><ul><li>Public-Private HLS Partnerships - Governmental/Interagency Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Post 9/11 America - Constitutional Issues in HS </li></ul>Sample Courses/Sample Programs <ul><li>Introduction to Homeland Security Management </li></ul><ul><li>Constitutional Issues in Homeland Security Mgmt </li></ul><ul><li>Domestic and International Terrorism </li></ul><ul><li>The Intelligence Function in HS Mgmt </li></ul><ul><li>Homeland Security and the Private Sector </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Homeland Defense </li></ul><ul><li>Interagency Operations </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding the Threat </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Infrastructure Protection </li></ul>
  19. 19. Sample Programs (Cont) Core Courses  (15 credits) Introduction to Homeland Security Management Constitutional Issues in Homeland Security Mgmt Domestic and International Terrorism The Intelligence Function in HS Mgmt Homeland Security and the Private Sector Required Courses:  (9 credits) Emergency Management Psychological/Sociological Aspects of Disaster and Terrorism Research Design and Methods in HS Mgmt Practicum:  (3 credits) Graduate Internship in HS or Exercises in HS Electives:  (3 credits) Border and Transportation Security CIP (CI/KR) Protection Funding and Grant Evaluation The Economics of Terrorism and Extremism Global Terrorism/Geopolitical Configurations Post 9/11 America Critical Issues in HS Mgmt Weapons of Mass Destruction Advanced Study in HS Mgmt Leadership in HS Mgmt Research:  (6 credits) Thesis Research Consultation I Thesis Research Consultation II Long Island University – Master’s Degree, Homeland Security Management
  20. 20. Homeland Security Education - Key Issues <ul><li>Hard to bracket – what does HS exclude? </li></ul><ul><li>Most programs are grassroots efforts – not top down directed </li></ul><ul><li>Degree name not necessarily indicative of underlying courses </li></ul><ul><li>Programs that pre-existed 9/11 have subsequently been renamed homeland security (Nexus to homeland security is suspect in some cases) </li></ul><ul><li>Quick growth has resulted in wide range of quality – accreditation will, hopefully, help </li></ul><ul><li>Qualified faculty an issue – many NPS alums now teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Good collaboration, but competition growing (especially for DL) </li></ul>
  21. 21. Are There Jobs? <ul><li>YES! </li></ul>DIRECTOR OF HOMELAND SECURITY, CITY OF PLANO, TEXAS (Starting Salary from the mid $70’s to 110,000, D.O.E.) The Director of Homeland Security (DHS) is a new position created to emphasize the critical nature of the community’s security needs…will direct all aspects of the City’s emergency preparedness and response efforts…work cooperatively with the Chiefs of Plano’s Police and Fire Departments, other city officials, and agencies at local, state, federal levels….maintain/ revise the City’s Emergency Operations and Hazard Mitigation Action Plans…coordinate training and readiness…manage the Emergency Operations Center…coordinate response to actual emergencies and disasters…. direct a staff of four and manage an Operating Budget of $360,000.
  22. 22. Are There Jobs? <ul><li>Source of Information: US Department of Labor www.dol.gov (March, 2005) </li></ul>9,800 28.2 3,092 14,040 10,948 Emergency Management Specialists 2003 2002- 2012 2002- 2012 2012 2002 Industry Number of employed (**) Change Percent (*) Change Number (*) Projected employment (*) Number of employed (*)
  23. 23. Are There Jobs? <ul><li>The Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Alabama (Office for Domestic Preparedness, Department of Homeland Security) estimates that “there are more than 11 million emergency responders and other personnel in this country that would need training to deal with terrorist incidents.” </li></ul>Per the Partnership for Public Service (late 2009): - estimated that 240,000 federal employees will retire and need to be replaced between 2008 and 2012 - DHS expects to hire 65,730 mission-critical employees during the next three years including 34,500 transportation security officers and 9,800 border patrol agents - Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), a federation of 17 executive branch agencies and components, projects that it will fill 5,500 mission-critical positions in fiscal 2010
  24. 24. Are There Jobs? <ul><li>Per Occupational Outlook Quarterly , it is one of the fastest growing areas with jobs in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Continuity, Transportation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Critical Infrastructure Protection, Health Care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intelligence Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cyber Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Border Occupations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Banks, Physical Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilities, Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And…every level of government </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Conclusions <ul><li>Academia and government have undertaken significant effort to educate the workforce for today’s political environment </li></ul><ul><li>Homeland Security education is growing and gaining legitimacy </li></ul><ul><li>HSDECA and CHDS have taken lead roles in academic and workforce development </li></ul><ul><li>The multidisciplinary nature of the field is recognized and reflected in academic programs </li></ul><ul><li>There are lots of choices for education at every level </li></ul><ul><li>Jobs are there! </li></ul>
  26. 26. Contact: <ul><li>Stan Supinski ( [email_address] ) </li></ul><ul><li>(719) 482-5452 </li></ul>Questions?

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