The National Guard represents a critical national asset for the United States in responding to domestic emergency events. The National Guard's HSI is prepared to develop a greater and more efficient force by educating our Nation’s homeland security professionals. HSI fills this gap in professional military education and provides our military and government leaders with the tools to succeed in complex emergency situations.

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Mission: HSI collaborates with the country’s top academic institutions and inter-agency stakeholders to provide our Soldiers and Airmen with world-class professional education, training, universally recognized credentialing, and the opportunity to receive advanced-degree credit for our established programs.

Vision: The Homeland Security Institute, in partnership with Harvard University’s Kennedy School, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Lincoln Laboratories, leading academic institutions, and civilian stakeholders, provides the National Guard with a center of excellence in homeland security crisis-leadership and emerging technology executive education.

“The National Guard is a great value for America, and the Homeland Security Institute is a great value for the National Guard.”

-Craig McKinley General (Ret) Chief, National Guard Bureau