Certificate in Terrorism Analysis

START's Graduate Certificate in Terrorism Analysis provides participants with advanced education on the causes, dynamics, and impacts of international and domestic terrorism. Participants also develop the methodological skills necessary to pursue advanced research on and analysis of terrorism. Our certificate program is appropriate for both academicians and practitioners, is flexible in structure, and will provide students with a thorough understanding of terrorism studies and terrorism analysis. Students can complete the program in as little as one academic year.

Course syllabus:

  1. Terrorist Motivations and Behaviors

  2. Societal Impacts of and Responses to Terrorism

  3. Research Methods in Terrorism and Counterterrorism

  4. Quantitative Research Methods In Terrorism Studies

  5. Qualitative Research Methods in Terrorism Studies

  6. Countering Violent Extremism: Policy and Practice