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Education and Training


The BTI Institute Education and Training effort is focused on enhancing the professional competencies of the current DHS workforce and educating the next generation of Homeland Security professionals. To this end, the Institute has undertaken the following Education and Training projects. 

Education Overview Presentation

Course Catalog

[These courses were developed as part of the Curriculum Development and Certificate initiatives]

Curriculum - Elective Courses For University of Houston Students

Summer 2020 Courses

- TLIM 4397 Introduction to Homeland Security [3 Credit Hours] 

- TLIM 4397 Fundamentals of Border Management [3 Credit Hours]

Certificates - For Homeland Security Enterprise Professionals and non-University of Houston Students

Certificate:  Border, Trade, and Transport Security

  • Introduction to Homeland Security [Available]
  • Customs Regulations and Procedures
  • Tariff Classification and Free Trade Agreements
  • Transportation Law and Border Regulation

Certificate: Border Operations Management

  • Introduction to Homeland Security [Available]
  • Fundamentals of Border Management [Coming May 2020]
  • Border Agencies and Strategic Border Management 
  • Ethics and Governance in Border Management

Education Initiatives

Training Initiatives