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Purdue Homeland Security Institute

Want to Study Homeland Security?

Managing Resources and Applications for Homeland Security

ASM 59100/CNIT 58100

Tue & Thu 4:30 – 5:45 pm


Taught by an interdisciplinary team of faculty:

J. E. Dietz, Director of Purdue Homeland Security,
    former Director of Indiana Department of Homeland Security

W. E. Field, Ag & Bio Engineering

P. M. Aaltonen, Public Health Nursing


An interdisciplinary practical approach to Homeland Security:

  • Homeland security studies
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Crisis management and communication
  •  Decision making and team building


Students will explore the characteristics of security, personal and corporate perspectives on security, asset identification and cost/benefit analysis, risk assessment and management, crisis decision making, emergency management and response infrastructures, crisis communication, business continuity, best practices, collaborative approaches, and team building.  Real-world case studies will be examined, including the attacks of September 11, 2001, Hurricanes Katrina and Ike, the I-35W bridge collapse, and others.  Presentations by outside experts in the field of Homeland Security will be included.


ASM 59100/ CNIT 58100 - Foundations in Homeland Security recommended

Senior or graduate-level standing or consent of instructor.


Purdue Homeland Security Institute (PHSI)

Indiana Dept. of Homeland Security

For More Information:

PHSI: 765.494.9793