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Graduate Certificates in the Lee College

The Henry C. College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences offers the following graduate certificates designed as options for persons having a baccalaureate degree, or a master's degree, who want to enroll in a part-time, short, coherent course of study at the graduate level. Persons who may not yet be ready to commit to a full-length graduate program, as well as those who already hold a graduate degree but want to pursue additional work in the same or another field, may find that a certificate provides the perfect alternative. Students applying to enter a graduate certificate program must complete the graduate school application form and submit official transcripts showing completion of the undergraduate/baccalaureate degree along with two letters of recommendation.

 

Criminal Justice Management

 



This certificate teaches specific skills to professionals in the criminal justice management field. Courses emphasize the application of modern management principles and practices to the field of criminal justice. (Click here to view the Criminal Justice Management certificate in the UNH Academic Catalog)

Emergency Management

Disaster losses are increasing in the United States. Disasters are, and will continue to be, a growth business. The surrounding social, economic, political, and bureaucratic contexts within which Emergency Management operates has also become more complicated, requiring more sophisticated engagement.  (Click here to view the Emergency Management certificate in the UNH Academic Catalog)


Fire/Arson Investigation

The certificate in fire/arson investigation is designed to assist professionals who wish to acquire specific skills in this specialized field. (Click here to view the Fire/Arson Investigation certificate in the UNH Academic Catalog)

Fire Science Technology


The 12-credit certificate in fire science technology is designed to assist professionals who wish to acquire specific skills related to this specialized field. This certificate is appropriate for those in both the public and the private sectors who are involved in fire/life safety and property protection.  (Click here to view the Fire Science Technology certificate in the UNH Academic Catalog)
 

Forensic Computer Investigation


This 12-credit certificate is designed for professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in forensic computer investigation. (Click here to view the Forensic Computer Investigation certificate in the UNH Academic Catalog)

Forensic Psychology

This 12-credit program of study prepares those who will be responsible for the management and care of offenders in forensic settings. In addition, it is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of professionals currently working in law enforcement, courts, corrections, or mental health settings. (Click here to view the Forensic Psychology certificate in the UNH Academic Catalog)


Forensic Science/Advanced Investigation

This certificate requires a total of 18 credits. (Click here to view the Forensic Science/Advanced Investigation certificate in the UNH Academic Catalog)


Information Protection and Security

This 12-credit certificate prepares individuals for the responsibilities of protecting agency or corporate information systems. The basics of information systems security as well as the legal issues and cyberresponse strategies are reviewed.   (Click here to view the Information Protection and Security certificate in the UNH Academic Catalog)


National Security Administration

To achieve and sustain high performance during these challenging times, our national security enterprise requires focus, discipline, and imagination. It also requires thoughtful oversight, visionary leadership, and highly effective administration. (Click here to view the National Security Administration certificate in the UNH Academic Catalog)


National Security

For students who may not be ready to commit to a full-length graduate program, or for those who already hold a master’s degree but wish to pursue additional work in the area of national security, this 12-credit graduate certificate provides an alternative.  (Click here to view the National Security certificate in the UNH Academic Catalog)


National Security Technology

The purpose of the certificate in national security technology is to provide students and security professionals with the opportunity to expand their knowledge and technology skills.  (Click here to view the National Security Technology certificate in the UNH Academic Catalog)


Public Safety Management

This 12-credit certificate in public safety management is designed to assist professionals who wish to acquire specific skills related to this field. Courses emphasize the application of modern management principles and practices to the field of public safety. (Click here to view the Public Safety Management certificate in the UNH Academic Catalog)


Victim Advocacy and Service Management

This 12-credit certificate is designed for professionals who work with crime victims. Students develop advanced knowledge and skill in working as victim advocates and victim services managers.  (Click here to view the Victim Advocacy and Service Management certificate in the UNH Academic Catalog)