School Security & Safety Administration

School Security & Safety Administration  (Available in Online and In-Person Modality)


This 18-credit, 6-course certificate is designed for safety & security professionals and school officials. This program encourages the importance for safety planning in the total school environment. Guidelines for responding and managing crises in a school setting are emphasized. Measures for reducing risks are addressed.

Choose six courses from the following:

MADS 6617*+ – Emergency Management & Safety Administration
MADS 6634*+ – Community Threat Assessment & Risk Analysis
MADS 6636*+҂ – Global Preparedness for Catastrophic Emergencies 
MADS 6655* – Contemporary Issues in Community Policing
MADS 6691* – Preventing Future Columbines 
MADS 6692* – Cultural Diversity, Stereotype, and Profile
MADS 6698* - Current Issues on Terrorism & Security
MADS 6707* – Impact of Terrorism on School Safety 
MADS 6714* – ST:  First Responder Stress Awareness & Mgmt.

*Also available in online modality

+ National Guard Bureau Approved Online Courses

҂ Formerly: Global Perspectives & International Studies

For more information about graduate certificates and the Master of Administrative Science program, please contact:

Lorraine S. Nienstedt
Assistant Director,
School of Administrative Science
Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies
201-692-7172 or 7171(Voice)
201-692-7179 (Fax)

International students please contact:

New Jersey, USA FDU campus,
Office of International Admission

Vancouver, Canada FDU campus
Admissions Office
Tel:1-877-338-8002 Toll Free (U.S. and Canada)