The Security Management master’s degree and graduate certificate programs are offered online and evenings on campus to meet the needs of busy adults. The state and importance of security has changed significantly in the past several years, and properly educated security professionals are in high demand. Our program can make you one of those professionals. We offer an innovative Professional Options Curriculum, which allows you to customize your degree to the specific needs of your career.
With the need for organizations and businesses to protect their employees and customers, physical assets, intellectual property and information, and maintain continuity of operations after major disruptive events, private industry is one of the fastest growing security sectors. Currently private-sector spending on security is at least $100 billion per year with more than 2 million people employed, and these figures will continue to grow.
If you are an established or aspiring mid-career security professional responsible for security in commercial, industrial or governmental organizations, this is the master’s degree for you. Today’s security positions are more complex than ever, requiring leadership and management of security operations addressing personnel, property, facility, information and business continuity security. Our program, which is available online and on campus, is designed specifically for business and organizational security management professionals and those who would like to be. The curriculum is based on recommendations from ASIS International. University College is an active member of the ASIS Foundation's Academic/Practitioner Symposium.