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Homeland Security Degrees and Certification in Miami, Florida

The Miami-Dade Police Department’s Homeland Security Bureau also serves as the Southeast Florida Fusion Center. The HSB provides a center in which information and intelligence is gathered and coordinated to prevent attacks on the homeland security of Miami, Florida and of the United States. Operational sections of the HSB include the Intelligence Operations Center, the Intelligence Section (Intelligence Unit) and the Technical Operations/Video Forensic Unit. Homeland security jobs in Miami could be involved in any of these areas, and could carry titles such as Detective, Intelligence Analyst, Information Technology Specialist, Wireless Monitoring Specialist, and Electronic Monitoring Specialist. Homeland security career opportunities in Miami are not only available through the police department or at the government level, however.

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Majors for Homeland Security Careers in Miami, Florida

Certain majors in college (at both the undergraduate and graduate levels) lend themselves more easily to a career in homeland security. In the Miami area and online, the following major areas of study are prevalent and may lead to job opportunities in homeland security:

  • Criminal Justice with Emphasis on Homeland Security
  • Criminal Justice
  • Homeland Security
  • Business Management
  • Criminal Justice with Specialization in Emergency Management and Administration
  • Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Careers in Homeland Security in Miami, Florida

The city of Miami, Florida and the surrounding area is rife with career opportunities for those who have received training in homeland security or a related major field of study. Examples of potential employers for homeland security careers in Miami include:

  • Miami-Dade Police Department Homeland Security Bureau, where homeland security jobs could include:
    • Detective
    • Intelligence Analyst
  • Tag 44, Inc., a personnel company with one government client, with homeland security jobs such as:
    • Program Manager
    • Information Analyst
  • Terremark Worldwide, Inc., an operations and information technology firm with three government clients, where homeland security jobs could include:
    • Manager: Operational Compliance
    • Principal Consultant, Cloud Services
  • Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force (division of the U.S. Secret Service), where homeland security jobs could include:
    • Electronic Monitoring Specialist
    • Wireless Monitoring Specialist
  • Miami Field Division of the ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms) , with homeland security jobs like:
    • Weapons Consultant
    • Intelligence Analyst
  • Miami Field Division of the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) where homeland security jobs could include:
    • Detective
    • Undercover Operations
  • Miami Resident Office of Military Intelligence with homeland security jobs like:
    • Intelligence Analyst
    • Foreign Specialist
  • Miami Sector of Border Patrol where homeland security jobs could include:
    • Transportation Security Specialist
  • Miami-Dade Transit Southeast Florida Regional Domestic Security Task Force with homeland security jobs like:
    • Coordinator
  • Southern Florida Customs Management Center where homeland security jobs could include:
    • Customs investigator
  • South Florida Joint Terrorism Task Force with homeland security jobs like:
    • Intelligence Analyst
  • Southeast Field Intelligence Unit of  Immigrations and Customs Enforcement where homeland security jobs could include:
    • Security Specialist

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