A Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence led by the University of Maryland

Through curricular and experiential learning, START educates, mentors and trains the next generation of national security scholars and practitioners.

Teaching Tools


Teaching Tools

Curriculum Development Grants: Curriculum Development Grants are offered when funding is available to any individual proposing an innovative teaching tool related to terrorism studies. These grants provide support to develop cutting-edge classroom modules incorporating the most recent research and educational tools. Calls for proposals are announced once per calendar year dependent on funding.

Curriculum Units: Curriculum Units are available to any individual interested in the course material. These units provide a specific course activity or lesson to be used in the classroom or in a professional training environment and range in topic and educational level. New curriculum units are continuously being added to the repository.