The Jack D.Gordon Institute for Public Policy (JGI) offers a number of rigorous and intellectually stimulating Certificate Programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Designed as the perfect complement to a student’s discipline or major area of study, The Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy certificate programs provide both degree and non-degree seeking students with a multidisciplinary and critical understanding of Public Policy, National Security, or, North American Studies. There will also be a certificate in cybersecurity coming soon. All certificate programs require the completion of 18 credit hours of coursework; students may enroll in and take courses toward a certificate program prior to graduation, however, a certificate cannot be awarded until the student has attained a B.A. or its equivalent from FIU or another accredited university.

The Undergraduate and Graduate Certificates in National Security Studies are offered through JGI's designation as an Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence (IC-CAE).


Spring 2019 Courses

NSSC Human Trafficking

NSSC Effective Governmental Communications

NSSC Issues In Foreign Policy

NSSC Fundamentals of National Secutiry

ISS 3222 Critical Technology NSSC

GCPC Foundations

Course Lists and Certificate Applications

Undergraduate Certificate in National Security Studies

Graduate Certificate in National Security Studies

Undergraduate Certificate in Public Policy

Undergraduate Certificate in Global Cybersecurity Policy