Our Mission

Our mission is to advance the safety and security of our nation by delivering high quality, student-centered online education, led by practitioners in the fields of Strategic Security, Intelligence, and Counterterrorism.

Henley-Putnam University aspires to be the leader in providing instruction in the fields of intelligence management, counterterrorism studies, and strategic security and protection management. Our focus is on teaching “proactive” versus “reactive” methods.

We offer three distinct programs within the bachelor’s and master’s degrees and one doctoral degree in order to meet the future challenges of the strategic security industry. Our programs emphasize professionalism, proactive strategies, a thorough understanding of the dynamics of the program area, and a high-level development of skills in intelligence, counterterrorism, and protection.

Institutional Learning Outcomes

The programs offered at Henley-Putnam University are specifically focused in the area of strategic security. The successful graduate of Henley-Putnam University will demonstrate the following competencies:

Evidence of the ability to employ technological and research proficiency, integrating applicable skills of information literacy.
Demonstrated competency in strategic engagement of issues within the security industry.
Evidence of Strategic Management leadership competencies effective in promoting professional security, counterterrorism, intelligence, national protection, and global understanding.
Acquisition of skill sets that support effective communication, critical thinking, and analysis within the strategic security environment.
Employment of conceptual skills to identify potential risks and assess options for preventive, alternative, or deterrent actions.