Mission (Currently under review)

Under construction and reorganization.

CHS is now part of School of Public Affairs.

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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.