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The Mission

The Institute for Homeland Security and Workforce Development's mission is to become a preeminent research and academic institution by providing quality training that keeps communities at the ready, educating future global leaders, and engaging in ongoing research that improves the emergency preparedness levels of organizations throughout the world.

Research & Training Interests

  • International & domestic terrorism preparedness at the community level
  • Faith based organizations engagement
  • Rural & small community first responder evidence based training
  • Undeserved community natural disaster response assessment
  • Radiation detection research
  • Emergency responses to nuclear reactor, environmental, and terrorist events
  • Shopping mall and mass retail threat mitigation and preparedness