Broaden and deepen your knowledge of risk management and security administration while assessing threats to people, physical assets, intellectual property, and information. In this certificate program, you’ll analyze modern security concerns, learn rules and regulations, and leverage strategies to protect organizations and promote business continuity.
At a Glance
University College is committed to educational access, and given the difficult circumstances currently impacting millions of people, we are waiving application fees.
Skills You'll Learn
Create business continuity plans
Assess financial implications of security programs
Protect people, organizations, and information
Specialized Graduate Certificate in Organizational Security requires completion of 16 credit hours (4 courses).
All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.
Finish a graduate certificate in as few as six months or take up to a year. Choose your time to completion to get a better sense of what your schedule will look like during your certificate program.
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Interested in a master's degree?
Explore our Master of Science in Security Management with a concentration in Organizational Security.
Take a Course Before You Apply
We know how important it is to get started when you're ready and that's why you can enroll in a course before you officially apply.
Predicted outcomes for graduates of Organizational Security
Whether you are pursuing a career in IT security or physical security, the security management field is bustling with opportunity.
According to recruiter.com, the overall job outlook for security management professionals has been positive for the past two decades. Opportunities for security professionals will open as workers retire.
Information security analysts are in demand, as the field is expected to grow 33% through 2030, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Security Consultant Salary: National Average
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Flexible Online Classes
We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.
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University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.