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Certified Homeland Protection Professional

To determine the requirements for the Certified Homeland Protection Professional, the Certification Board conducted an analysis of homeland security related functions. The Certification Board determined a required blend of education and experience; requisite course work in the area of homeland protection, and developed an online course and related Homeland Protection Professional test.

Requirements

 

All Certified Homeland Protection Professional (CHPP) applicants must possess the following requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen or a Citizen of a Country in which the U.S. does not have Sanctions
  • At least 21 years of age
  • No felony convictions
  • No dishonorable discharge from the U.S. military
    (for U.S. Veterans only)
  • Neither a record of disciplinary action from any state, province or territory, or licensing or certification board within the past 10 years nor subject under any such investigation
  • Four (4) years of experience as a responder, security professional or emergency manager.
    • Or: Associates Degree and at least 3 years of experience as a responder, security professional or emergency manager.
    • Or: Bachelor’s Degree and at least 2 years of experience as a responder, security professional or emergency manager.
    • Or: Master’s Degree and 1 year of experience as a responder, security professional or emergency manager.
  • Course work in the knowledge areas as approved by the Certification review committee. NSA Course Certificates, NDPCI Certificates, FEMA and DHS Course Certificates in the knowledge areas will be automatically accepted. 
When:
1/1/2017 - 12/31/2020