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 [National Guard Bureau Approved Online Course]
  • MADS 6634 Community Threat Assessment & Risk Analysis [National Guard Bureau Approved Online Course]
  • MADS 6636 Global Preparedness for Catastrophic Emergencies [National Guard Bureau Approved Online Course]
  • MADS 6655 Contemporary Issues in Community Policing
  • MADS 6691 Preventing Future Columbines
  • MADS 6692 Cultural Diversity, Stereotype, and Profile
  • MADS 6707 Impact of Terrorism on School Safety 
  • MADS 6714 ST:  First Responder Stress Awareness & Mgmt.

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

Lorraine S. Nienstedt
Associate 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)