associate of science

PRIVATE SECURITY MANAGEMENT

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

OBTAIN AN EXTENSIVE KNOWLEDGE ABOUT PRIVATE SECURITY MANAGEMENT

In the United States, there is an absence of specific associate degree programs in private security management. Fulfilling this need in the market MUST University offers an Associate of Science in Private Security Management. Students in the Private Security Management Associate of Science Degree Program learn how to recognize and evaluate dangerous situations, as well as utilize surveillance equipment and other security technologies. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has projected 12% job growth for security guards and gaming surveillance officers from 2012 through 2022 (www.bls.gov). During that period, the BLS also expects a fast 11% growth for private detective and investigator jobs, which includes loss prevention agents.

The AS in Private Security Management Program at MUST University includes topics such as business administration, policing techniques and legal issues related to the security industry. Graduates possess the skills to implement updated security measures, investigate thefts, and interview persons of interest. They learn the skills to use their knowledge of business and safety to create secure working environments. Courses cover topics like investigation procedures, criminal justice, business operations, loss prevention, security management, public safety administration, investigative techniques, information security, emergency preparedness, and criminal justice, among others.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

  • Evaluate and use a methodology of quality assurance including the merits of a performance-based standards approach towards total asset protection.

  • Demonstrate knowledge about the basic terms in security management and its theories.

  • Apply concepts of planning, resources, and authority to security organizations.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic procedures and rules of personnel security and the specialized terms associated with information security.

  • Draw conclusions about the role security leadership has in establishing the foundation of private security programs.

  • Test and align functional performance of their security organizations, incorporating legal issues and ensuring ethical approaches.

  • Identify and discuss the major aspects of physical security, associated threats, and application of countermeasures.

  • Create value-added contributions to protecting the world of tangible and intangible assets.

CURRICULUM

COURSE
NUMBER
COURSE
TITLE
CREDIT
HOURS
General Education Requirements (15 Credits Required)
SPC101
Speech Communications
03
PHI263
Contemporary Ethics
03
MAT101
College Algebra
03
ENC101
English Composition I
03
PSY101
General Psychology
03
Program Major Courses (45 Credits Required)
HMS101
Ethics in Human Service
03
MGT121
Introduction to Organizational Behavior
03
MGT141
Principles of Management
03
PSM101
Advances Firts AID, CPR & AED
03
PSM121
All Hazards Safety
03
PSM141
Conduction of Escort & Patrol
03
PSM161
Electronics & Telecommunications
03
PSM181
Firearms & Ammunitions Safety & Practice
03
PSM201
Information Security
03
PSM221
Private Security & Investigative Process
03
PSM241
Leadership Strengths & Skills
03
PSM261
Premise Protection
03
PSM281
Principles of Self Defense I
03
PSM282
Principles of Self Defense II
03
PSM301
Workplace Safety
03

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At MUST, we design our curriculum to be timely, relevant, and practical-all to help you show that you know your stuff.

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