Security Management Professional
Are you analytical and enjoy helping others? If so, a career in protective services may be for you. In this program, you will learn several facets of the security industry and gain exposure to different topics within the field. Additionally, this course will introduce the fundamentals of private security, including the basics of the industry, knowledge of legal requirements, concepts and overall understanding of the security industry.
High school diploma or equivalent, completion of our Basic Skills Assessment and submission of the Program Application. Working knowledge of computers and access to a computer and the Internet are required.
The Basic Skills Assessment and Program Application are located online. The instructions are here. You will be directed to the program application after completing the skills assessment.
- Legal aspects of security
- Physical security methods
- Risk assessments and security threats
- Emergency planning and response
- Patrol and observation
- Criminal law
- Laws of arrest
- Security resources and operations
- Loss prevention
- Workplace violence
- Executive protection
- Incident investigation
This program is taught by a licensed and state certified instructor with more than 20 years of security management experience.
Taught by a state certified instructor and security professional, this course meets and exceeds the minimum training requirement for security officers set forth by the Georgia State Board of Private Detective and Security Agencies for security training.
Upon completion, you will be able to identify common specific security trends while exceeding the 24-hour basic security officer course mandated in Georgia for new officers. This course will place you on the right path in security management and build a future within this field.
- Criminal justice majors
- Entrepreneurs looking to start a security company
- Entry-level security officers looking for career development and promotion
- Retired police and law enforcement officers looking to continue to work in the field as a second career choice
- Loss prevention and asset protection associates
- In-house corporate security personnel looking to increase their knowledge base
- Emergency managers looking to increase their knowledge base
- Those interested in the field of criminal justice but have no interest in being a law enforcement officer
- Retired military looking for a great re-entry opportunity
- Security specialist
- Security manager/supervisor
- Security director
- Chief security officer
- Loss prevention agent
- Asset protection associate
- Hotel security manager
- Hospital security manager
- Security agency owner