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Organizational Security Management Certificate

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.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
June 17

Term Length
10 Weeks

4 Course Certificate
Tuition

$12,896

6 Course Certificate
Tuition

$19,344

Format
Online

 
Admission
No GRE or GMAT

 
Duration
As few as 6 months

 
Duration
As few as 12 months

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Skills You’ll Learn

Create business continuity plans
Assess financial implications of security programs
Protect people, organizations, and information

Curriculum

Specialized Graduate Certificate in Organizational Security requires completion of 16 credit hours (4 courses).

4 Concentration Courses
Concentration Courses

Focus on a specific professional area within the larger industry sector and master the skills needed to excel in that area.

SMGT 4150 Risk Management
SMGT 4300 Security Administration
SMGT 4400
Emergency Planning
SMGT 4500 Human Factors in Security

Graduate Certificate in Organizational Security requires completion of 24 credit hours (6 courses).

4
Concentration Courses
 
 
2
Elective Courses
 
Concentration Courses

Focus on a specific professional area within the larger industry sector and master the skills needed to excel in that area.

SMGT 4150 Risk Management
SMGT 4300 Security Administration
SMGT 4400
Emergency Planning
SMGT 4500 Human Factors in Security
Elective Courses

Popular electives for students in the Security Management program include:

SMGT 4200 Integrated Security Systems
SMGT 4250 Threats in Information Security
SMGT 4450 Legal and Ethical Issues in Security Management

Electives may be chosen from among all courses in the Security Management program. You may also select courses from other University College graduate programs with approval from the academic director.

Your academic advisor will help you select electives that align with your career and personal goals, and your advisor will obtain any necessary approvals from the academic director.

 

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Sample Schedule

Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master's degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.

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Interested in a Master’s Degree?

Explore our Master of Science in Security Management with a concentration in Organizational Security.

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Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Information 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.

Job Titles

Chief Security Officer
Director of Loss Prevention
Director of Security
Firefighter
Investigator
Police Officer
Security Analyst

Security Consultant Salary: National Average

$71,609

(Glassdoor)

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Flexible Online Classes

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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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Accreditation

 


Higher Learning Commission

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.

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