Critical Infrastructure Protection Major

This is a program focusing on the design, planning and management of systems and procedures for protecting critical national physical and cyber infrastructure from external threats, including terrorism.

Includes instruction in homeland security policy, critical infrastructure policy, information security, matrix vulnerability assessment, threat assessment, physical security, personnel security, operational security, contingency planning, case analyses of specific industries and systems, redundancy planning, emergency and disaster planning, security systems, and intelligence operations.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Critical Infrastructure Protection (use the College Search feature and enter "critical infrastructure" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Critical Infrastructure Protection Major?

With a career in this field, you will likely hold a job where you design, develop, and implement preparedness programs to respond to severe incidents that involve the crucial infrastructure of a region or of the nation.

 

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Critical Infrastructure Protection Major

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

 

Publications/Magazines in Critical Infrastructure Protection