The Center for Homeland Security works through a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach with partners from industry, military, government, and other academic institutions to identify needs, strengths, and mutual goals. To accomplish its vision the center:
- Conducts theoretical and applied research
- Manages projects that provide focused study and technical assessment for complex systems issues
- Designs, develops and conducts seminars and workshops
- In conjunction with university academic units, CHS facilitates the definition and delivery of credit courses, certificates and academic programs.
The Center for Homeland Security will accomplish its mission through a framework of memoranda, cooperative agreements, grants, and contractual arrangements that result from a sound understanding of individual as well as corporate requirements.