Penn Foster Career School

Certificate - Business Security

Students who would like to gain a better understanding of business security, criminal justice, and criminal law could consider Penn Foster Career School's Business Security Certificate program. For more details, read on.

Official Program Name:

Business Security Certificate

School Offering Program:

Penn Foster Career School

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Program Description:

Those who work in business security help safeguard companies from theft as well as violent and computer-based crimes. Penn Foster's Business Security Certificate program combines the study of loss prevention, security management, and criminal justice and grants students the opportunity to learn court, police, and correctional system practices as they relate to corporate crimes. Moreover, students can study current trends in security system applications and development and examine ways of detecting white collar and property-based criminal activities. Graduates of this online program receive 21 credits toward the Penn Foster criminal justice associate degree.

Program Materials Supplied by Penn Foster Career School:

Penn Foster Career School supplies books and learning aids. An online library, career guidance, access to student services via e-mail, phone, and message board, and an online community are also offered.

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Financial Aid:

Penn Foster offers low tuition with 0% interest and affordable monthly payments, so students graduate without debt.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. Complete the form to the right to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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Required Courses for a Business Security Certificate:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Penn Foster Career School to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Private Security
  • Security and Loss Prevention
  • Criminal Law
  • Security: Computer-Based Crime
  • White Collar Crime
  • Security Management

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students who are ambitious and would like to advance in the field of criminal justice could consider going on to earn an associate or bachelor degree.

Career Paths:

Employment opportunities may be found in a number of disciplines. This certificate program might help students contribute to the security of either organizations or government entities. Business Security certificate holders could qualify for positions such as:

  • Internet technical support specialist
  • Security specialist
  • Network security technician
  • Security guard

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