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Security Management

20-504-27 Certificate (C) 15 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Online

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

If you want to move up in your security career, this certificate can help. Learn the leadership and supervisory skills you’ll need to advance. You’ll get a basic overview of business, along with a study of supervision, security law and security requirements in the business environment. You’ll also learn about the Department of Homeland Security using actual case studies. You’ll be ready for that promotion when opportunity knocks.


*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Course Title
Course Number
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Business, Introduction to
Provides an overview of the variety of activities in the world of business. It focuses on the responsibilities connected with operating a business from both organizational and managerial viewpoints. It also examines the role of government in business.
Uses a practical approach to training people in the basics of supervision and management. This course emphasizes the application of theory and covers management functions, the skills needed to perform those functions, the history of management, contemporary management trends, ethics, communication and total quality management.
Security Law
Examines the legal principles applicable to the security field. Included are the legal topics of negligence, intentional torts, agency and business liability for 3rd party acts. In addition, the student will learn about probable cause, arrest, search and seizure, and interrogation from a private security perspective.
Industrial Security
Provides an examination of security requirements and responsibilities of the security professional for the private sector employer/manufacturer. An in-depth study of employee access control, employee theft, staffing, risk management, internal and external controls, fire control systems, asset protection and work place violence are just a few areas that will be examined.
Prereq: Crime Prevention Principles 10504203 or not pursuing a degree
Homeland Security Management
Introduces students to the Department of Homeland Security at the federal, state and local level. The management application of responsibilities and resources of various homeland security components related private security and public safety will be studied using actual case analysis.
Prereq: Industrial Security (10504147) OR not pursuing a degree

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