Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Slippery Rock University

Organizational Security, Certificate

To access Certificate Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.

The Organizational Security certificate prepares recipients for roles where security functions of an organization may be assigned as a cognate responsibility.  The certificate is ideal for those transitioning from related roles, such as law enforcement, into the private sector and provides a solid credential to show the holder can transition smoothly into a corporate role.  Working professionals in fields such as safety and human resources often hold responsibilities in the security realm and this certificate provides a foundation for success in these crossover positions.  The certificate can be completed 100% online.

Related Links

Organizational Behavior, Certificate Program Page

Homeland/Corporate Security Studies Department Page

Professional Licensure/Certification Page

Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Certificate GPA: 2.0 or higher

Certificate Requirements

  • These courses are regularly offered through fall, winter, spring and summer rotations that will ensure a 12-month completion period.
Required Courses
CSS 120Introduction to Private Security3
CSS 210Physical Security3
CSS 300Personnel Security3
CSS 351Fraud3
Total Hours12

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

This program is effective as of Summer 2019
Revised 12-2018