Public Safety Degrees
Bachelor of Science in Security Management
One of the most efficient means of crime deterrent is visibility of security personnel. Today’s businesses, corporations and private establishments understand this and many maintain their own security personnel on site to protect their investments, money, property and personnel. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) there are more than two million people working in the US as security guards, gaming security and surveillance security. This vast number of security personnel requires management, and a BS in security management is the way to obtain that management position.
By 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the career field for security guards will grow by 17% and gaming surveillance will increase by approximately 34% translating to 355,000 new positions. All of these new positions will require an increase in management as well; therefore the job outlook is excellent for those entering this career field.
A BS in security management provides the graduate with the specialized skills and knowledge needed to enter this career field. Just a few of the courses you might expect to take include: physical security methods, effective security investigations, legal and ethical aspects of security, maintaining security of information, risk analysis, fundamentals of homeland security and many more. This program is available via online education which means that the student can complete their degree from the comfort of their own home at times its convenient with them while maintaining full time employment if needed.
If management is your goal and you enjoy protecting life and property, then request information today to take that first step toward your future!
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