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Professional Development and Certifications BTI Institute sponsored

Education Designed for Your Career

The BTI Institute and the College of Technology at the University of Houston are partnering, under the guidance of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Training and Development, to offer online certification programs. These certificates are designed for Homeland Security Enterprise professionals including current DHS employees or industry professionals engaged in the security and trade facilitation efforts. 

These courses are fully online and self-paced. Each course awards a certificate of completion and completing the four courses awards a program certificate. Each course is comprised of online instruction, including pre-recorded video lectures and writing assignments. The courses are self-paced and the average completion time is 40 hours. The course is facilitated as needed by the student. The knowledge gained through earning these certificates will enable you to better understand the full scope of security or management.

Certificate:  Border, Trade, and Transport Security     DOWNLOAD FLYER
  • Introduction to Homeland Security [Available]
  • Fundamentals of Border Operations Management [Available]
  • Tariff Classification, Export Control, and Trade Agreements [Coming Soon]
  • Transportation Law and Border Regulation
Certificate: Border Operations Management 
  • Fundamentals of Border Operations Management [Available]
  • Border Security and Cross-Border Challenges
  • Border Agencies and Strategic Border Management 
  • Ethics and Governance in Border Management