CAOE education

The CAOE is developing educational programs to meet the needs of the current and next generation of Homeland Security professionals. Our educational program focuses on engaging a diverse students to consider careers with DHS and offers continuing educational opportunities and specialty training to the current DHS workforce. The partnerships with Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), including University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), North Carolina A&T State University (NCAT), and University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) help ensure that the educational program has a strong focus on inclusivity and diversity.

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Professional workforce development

Working directly with various DHS components, CAOE is creating timely and relevant workshops, seminars and short courses meet the needs of homeland security professionals.

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Undergraduate experience

Providing diverse opportunities for undergraduate students to become engaged in real-world DHS projects and develop a path to future opportunities within DHS.

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Graduate research

Graduate students at all levels are actively finding solutions to DHS challenges as valued research team members within most CAOE projects.