Certificate in Private Security
Purdue University Global

Program Details

An online Private Security certificate provides for a broad range of loss prevention and risk management skills for work in public and private sectors. Studies include topics in prevention and investigation of crime and fraud, along with knowledge about search and seizure, tort law and the criminal justice system as it applies to adults and juveniles.

Career opportunities include:

  • Law enforcement
  • Court systems
  • Corrections
  • Private and corporate security 


  • Evidence of high school graduation or equivalent
  • Students enrolled in a criminal justice or fire science program are required to submit a criminal background check to the Purdue Global approved vendor

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission