Many organizations seek out qualified security professionals to safeguard their assets from internal and external attacks. The online Certificate in Security Management from American Public University studies various types of security operations from physical security to security focused on protection of assets.
Security Management professionals can find employment in areas including executive protection and recovery, trade secret protection, background investigations, surveillance, IT security, and cybersecurity. Students will learn how to effectively communicate security issues and actions to other departments and managers in their organization.
Classes include studies of topics such as:
- Principles and theories of security issues
- Legal and ethical issues in security management
- Evaluation of security programs
- Contemporary issues in security management
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School Accreditation & Licensing
American Public University System is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score