Non-Credit Director: James P. Doane
Office: Technology Center, Room 212
Phone: (409) 880-8023
E-mail: cj@lit.edu First Responders

Lamar Institute of Technology offers 68 Homeland Security continuing education courses that provide state-of-the-art training, leading to the following six Homeland Security certificates:

  • Understanding and Combating Terrorism
  • Investigating, Preventing, and Surviving Terrorism for Law Enforcement
  • Homeland Security Intelligence Operations for Law Enforcement
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction: Anticipation, Preparationg and Prevention for Law Enforcement, First Responders and Medical Personnel
  • Emergency Management

General Certificate in Homeland Security.

Each of the continuing education courses receives seven to 16 class hours that can be submitted for satisfying mandated in-service training. Completion of at least 48 hours of the above courses may be recognized for three hours’ credit in the Homeland Security degree program.

Federal Bureau of Prisons

Federal Correction Center employees who have completed the Federal Law Enforcement Training Academy’s Institution Orientation Training and Introduction to Correctional Techniques, and who enroll in the Homeland Security degree program may receive 13 semester credit hours.

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Texas Department of Criminal Justice employees who have completed the TDCJ Academy and enroll in the Homeland Security degree program may receive 13 semester credit hours.