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Bachelor of Science in Public Safety - Security Management

Capella University



If you are looking for an online program that will aid you in developing the skills that are needed for taking on a leadership role within the fast-growing field of private security, then the online Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Safety - Security Management degree is an ideal online program for you.

With the majority of the nation's infrastructure being secured by private professionals, there is a constant demand for individuals who have the knowledge and the skills that are needed for management positions that are focused on private security risk managements and asset protection.

Throughout the course of this program, students will take part in online private security courses that cover a number of topics, such as:

  • Leadership
  • Information, operational, commercial, and retail security
  • Executive protection; laws and legal procedures
  • Security management in a global business environment

With a degree in private security, individuals will have the knowledge that is for becoming an integral part of the central business functions that require protection. Articles of protection include:

  • Fraud
  • Information and property theft
  • Workplace violence
  • Terrorism

This program also includes a capstone project that provides students with an opportunity to apply and demonstrate their newly gained security management skills.

This is an ideal program for individuals with backgrounds in military, public safety, and private security, and who are looking at pursuing a career within agencies such as the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

All applicants must be 24 years of age or older. Students 23 years of age or under must have 90+ quarter credits/60+ semester credits, Associates Degree or higher, or Active Military Status.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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