course Sec – Security Management

Security Management
Career Diploma

The Security Management program prepares the security professional whether employed in a contract or proprietary  business to advance through the supervisory and management levels of the business with an established knowledge of the fundamental roles, responsibilities and training necessary to lead, supervise, discipline and overall manage the day to day operation of their employees and their business.

Course topics:

  • Inside the security profession
  • Areas  and levels of management
  • Role and duties of the manager
  • Communication skills
  • Disciplinary actions


  • State and federal labor laws
  • Sexual harassment
  • Workplace violence
  • Union law
  • Employment contracts
  • Writing reports for evidentiary purposes

Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Study Method: On-line
Program Length: 14 weeks

Payment Options Are Available

Completion of this course will guide the new or experienced manager into their role as a leader with confidence. It will establish a clear foundation of leadership and assist in decisive thinking with a sound legal backing.

Typical Tasks
Specific tasks typically required of a security supervisor is wide reaching and can range from new hire training to writing employee work schedules, acting as a liaison with clients, enforcing company policy and taking the lead on all managerial functions.

Potential Positions
Tiered Management can be found in contract and proprietary security departments as well as on school campuses, at local hospital and retail loss prevention security units. As the private and public security and public safety profession continues to evolve, management roles will also increase and the abundance of positions will continue to grow with the profession.

Employment Outlook
The large size of the occupation ensures plentiful job openings, including many opportunities for temporary and part-time work. Virtually all job openings will stem from permanent position openings while some may stem from those who go to different occupations or leave the labor force. Within one year after graduation, the estimated employment rate for this program is 85%. The typical graduate starting wage is $28,000 with a wage potential of $120,000.