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Certificate Hazard Prediction and Assessment Capability (HPAC)-Nuclear

Certificate Hazard Prediction and Assessment Capability (HPAC)-Nuclear

Certificate Hazard Prediction and Assessment Capability (HPAC)-Nuclear

This certificate provides students with a higher level of proficiency in modeling and analysis of nuclear hazard release using HPAC. Students will learn to apply and demonstrate HPAC source term functionality, computation methodologies, translating, and communicating results. The nuclear modeling certificate is designed to recognize and document the completion of a comprehensive training program focused on specific hazard protection modeling tools. This certificate emphasizes the nuclear aspect of this area and is designed to support Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Teams (WMD-CSTs), Consequence Management Advisory Teams (CMAT); Combatant Commands, and DoD, federal, state, and local emergency managers and planners.

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Key Courses

  • INT310 - Fundamentals of Analysis
  • INT410 - Weapons Systems
  • PRO398 - Fundamentals of Threat Assessment
  • SEC300 - Certificate Portfolio

Additional Program Info

Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Apply and demonstrate HPAC source term functionality, computation, methodologies, translating, and communicating results
  • Analyze raw intelligence
  • Evaluate source credibility
  • Recognize and analyze different classes, makes, and configurations of contemporary weapons
  • Identify the existence and assess the magnitude of a threat is an essential skill in the fields of protection management, intelligence and counterterrorism
  • Employ procedures for examining vulnerabilities to attack
  • Evaluate the capabilities and motivation of potential attackers
  • Synthesize and reflect upon knowledge gained upon certificate completion

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