Private Security

Private Security


Earn a Security Certificate in Just 7 Courses! 

The Private Security Certificate is designed to provide you with an entry-level education and hands-on training to enhance employability in the field of private security. 

Private security officers protect the safety and security of businesses, assets, employees, and individuals. Private security job opportunities have expanded substantially in size, scope and quality since 9-11. Statistics on the national level indicate that there are more than twice as many private security jobs available than public law enforcement jobs. 


Private Security Certificate Program Highlights 

The goal of the Private Security Certificate is to provide you with the basic academic course work, hands-on training, and skill development needed to secure a career in private security. Upon completion of the certificate program, you will have attained hands-on training in the following tactics: Weaponry (including firearms), Controlled Force, Chemical Spray, and more. You will also understand the USA criminal justice system, the process for juvenile and adult offenders, the trial process, emergency preparation, crisis management and much more. Fundamentals for preventing and investigating various types of crime, including white-collar crime, information security and fraud, will also be developed. 


What are the Career Opportunities? 

Certification can give you an edge when competing for jobs in private or corporate security, and potentially other areas of criminal justice. As a security officer, you may also provide armed or unarmed patrol and guard services, traffic regulation, and fire and theft prevention and detection, as well as attained the specialized knowledge necessary to seek employment in law enforcement, court systems, corrections, and private and corporate security.
 


Gainful Employment

Bay de Noc Community College
Undergraduate Certificate in Private Security
Program Length: 12 Months
 
Students Graduating On Time
N/A* of Title IV students complete the program within 12 months
*Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
 
Program Costs*
$2,142 for in-state tuition and fees
$5,586 for out-of-state tuition and fees
$1,200 for books and supplies
$6,130 for off-campus room and board
$6,130 for on-campus room and board
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*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.
 
Students Borrowing Money
N/A* of students who attend this program borrow money to pay for it
*Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
The Typical Graduate Leaves With
N/A* in debt
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
The Typical Monthly Loan Payment
N/A* per month in student loans with N/A* interest rate.
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
The Typical Graduate Earns
not provided per year after leaving this program
 
Graduates Who Got Jobs
N/A* of program graduates got jobs
*We are not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.
Program Graduates Are Employed in the Following Fields:
Private Detectives and Investigators
 
License Requirements
There are no licensure requirements for this profession in: Michigan
Additional Information
Date Created: 4/5/2017
These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education
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