College of Information Systems and Technology

Bachelor of Science in Security Management

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The threat to our personal and business information continues to grow as the dependency on technology rises. As a result, technological prowess and security knowledge in the workforce are highly valuable. Equip yourself with these in-demand skills by earning a Bachelor of Science in Security Management degree.

This program provides the knowledge needed to understand security management and to better defend against security breaches, whether it’s for a family or large company. Learn to navigate network infrastructures critical to organizations and government agencies, and even practice with utility delivery systems and financial transactions. Pick up managerial skills and learn to investigate security breaches, resolving them through critical thinking and analysis. Even the largest conglomerate can go down with an internal network attack – it just takes a knowledgeable security management professional to defend against potential threats.

Requirements and prerequisites

You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

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This undergraduate degree program includes 39 credits in the required course of study and 18 credits in the certificate area. Some courses have prerequisites. In addition, students must satisfy general education and elective requirements to meet the 120-credit minimum.

Note: The diploma awarded for this program will read as Bachelor of Science in Security Management and will not reflect the en-route certificate or ASIS certificates. Certificates are reflected on the transcript.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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Focus on career skills


Hone the managerial skills you need in the security management field by learning the ins and outs of investigative approaches to security threat prevention.

Curriculum builds high-demand expertise


Your courses were designed in partnership with ASIS International (Enterprise Security Competency Model) and the opportunities in this field are growing at a faster rate than law enforcement.

Seasoned faculty


Professors and other faculty average over 23 years of professional experience, consisting of detectives, directors of security and district attorneys – and they’re here to help you.
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Tuition (per credit) Not available
Tuition (per credit) for 100/200-level courses $410.0
Tuition (per credit) for 300/400-level courses $610.0
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Resource fee $140.0
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Fees may be non-refundable. Students pay tuition on a course-by-course basis. All tuition and fees of the University are subject to change.

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Core courses

Our curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the competitive job market with relevant knowledge and in-demand skills. This program will include the following courses:

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In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Security and Criminal Justice graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

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Program Student Learning Outcomes

In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Security and Criminal Justice graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

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