Learn how to safeguard communities and companies in our security program

You want to get to work keeping the world safe — from terrorism, bioterrorism, cybercrime — even trouble on the daily commute. Earn a security degree and do it one course at a time. You can choose from a range of customized programs helping you earn your security management degree and many of the offerings include a certificate program.  

The courses offered in our on-campus and online security degree and cybersecurity information technology programs are designed and taught by faculty with years of experience in law enforcement, corrections, prosecution, defense and other specialties pertaining to security, so you get relevant education.



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We offer many security programs of varying levels and certificate options:




Bachelor of Science in Security Management:

In this online security degree program you’ll focus on the security of the infrastructures critical to organizational and government agencies. If you complete this degree, you might want to go into a protective service occupation or supervise those in protective services. You’ll cover:

  • Threat assessment
  • Communication networks
  • Transportation and utility delivery systems
  • Financial transactions
  • Intellectual property
  • The protection and integrity of products and global supply chains
  • Homeland security programs
  • Critical incident response to natural and manmade catastrophic events





Master of Science/Administration of Justice and Security:

It will help you prepare for management and executive roles in the police force, operations and security and is taught by leaders in both public and private industries. You can earn up to nine credits for your FBI National Academy Association Training and Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP) credit. In this security degree program, you'll also study important areas such as:

  • Cybercrime
  • Forensics
  • Public policy
  • Profiling



Why Phoenix?

Many of the degree offerings are available online so you can work around your schedule and learn at your own speed. We're accredited, and help municipalities and organizations from other threats in these practical application-programs.

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We promise you'll keep the same affordable tuition until you graduate from your degree program. Count on tuition to be as dependable as your education.

Transfer credits

Returning to college or already have relevant work experience? Save by transferring eligible credits and applying them toward your degree.


Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

If you have questions about the admissions process, speak to an enrollment representative.

If you’re interested in obtaining a degree in security, fill out the corresponding request for information card and we’ll put you in touch with an enrollment representative.

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.