Homeland Security Program Overview

The Homeland Transportation Security Program prepares students for employment and advancement in the homeland security industry. This program will provide technical skills and in-depth knowledge relating to the homeland security, administration of justice, organizational protection, and safety with an emphasis on the travel and transportation industries. You will learn key tips from industry professionals about how to be successful in the competitive hiring process and in advancing your career.

In short, we have three primary goals:

  • To prepare you to be successful in the competitive hiring process
  • To prepare you to pass the rigorous training requirements
  • To provide college credit toward certificates, degrees, and transfer that will prepare you for career advancement opportunities
What are my options? How long will it take?
  • Homeland Transportation Security Certificate: 18 Units (1-2 semesters)
How much will it cost? How much financial aid can I get?
What is the job and salary outlook?

Transportation Security Administration

Security Systems Services

Immigration and Customs Officer

Emergency Management Directors

Where do students work?

Our students are currently working as a Navy Officer, National Guard, TSA, LAPD, Airport Manager, Airline Customer Service Manager, Port Security, and more!

Contact Information

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* If you will be taking general education classes toward a degree, you’ll want to take the placement tests, but these tests are not necessary to start this program.

Note: Students may receive course credit for FAA certifications or military experience toward their degree. Please see the Credit by Examination section of the Cypress College Catalog and meet with the Department Coordinator.