Hofstra University Continuing Education

Earn a School Facilities Safety and Security Certificate


Safety and Security in the schools is important. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the percentages of public schools using various safety and security measures has increased over the years — security camera use alone rose from 19 percent (1999-2000) to 81 percent (2015-2016).

This is one of the reasons why Hofstra University Continuing Education offers a School Facilities Safety and Security Certificate Program in conjunction with the Nassau County Chapter of the New York State Association for Superintendents of School Buildings and Grounds — a program designed to provide professional development to school facilities leaders.

Employment in this industry is projected to grow about 8 percent from 2016 to 2026. Our program is also geared toward school staff interested in school facilities management careers, or those pursuing a better understanding of the field.

The certificate program can be accomplished within 12-months. Coursework focuses on the budgetary challenges and the complex rules and regulations faced by school district leaders.

Courses may be taken individually without participating in the certificate program.

School district leaders and industry professionals lead all classes, contributing their vast cumulative experience, knowledge, and expertise to this program. For more information, contact us at 516-463-7200, or ce-solutions@hofstra.edu.

Non-Credit Certificate Program Requirements
The School Facilities Safety and Security certificate program requires successful completion of eight (8) required courses.

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Course Offerings
H3421 Building Cleaning and Maintenance Get Class Info
H3422 Management Get Class Info
H3423 Organizational Structure of the School District Get Class Info
H3424 Safety Get Class Info
H3425 Business Functions Get Class Info
H3426 Construction Get Class Info
H3427 Energy Management Get Class Info
H3428 Indoor Air Quality and Green Cleaning Get Class Info

Why Choose Hofstra CE for a School Facilities Safety and Security Certificate?

At Hofstra Continuing Education, you learn from professionals in the field and university faculty who know what's required to compete in today’s job market first hand. We take your career seriously. So, we tailor each course to the needs of our students, focusing on the skill sets necessary to succeed. When you take a class or earn a certificate at Hofstra, you can expect to gain valuable tools that make you more marketable right away.

More than 85% of all students in Hofstra Continuing Education programs report that classes are engaging and relevant to their current (or future) careers. And nearly 80% report that their classes at Hofstra immediately made a positive impact on their professional work.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career, here’s why Hofstra provides a great place for continuing education:
  • Every course taught is backed by 80-year tradition of academic excellence
  • We were rated as a top 150 university by U.S. News & World Report
  • The campus is less than 30 minutes away from New York City
  • Our courses are updated to teach the skills needed for the 21st-century workplace
  • Our experienced instructors are leaders in their fields
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