The Security Professional certificate program teaches students important protection and security principles needed to pursue employment in the security and protection fields.
Career Information and Outlook:
Some of the tasks that security guards perform include patrolling a specified area, writing reports on observations, and detaining violators. They may also monitor alarms and cameras for any suspicious activity. Guards protect people, money, merchandise, and sensitive records. For example, retail stores may employ security guards to help prevent shoplifting.
Employment of security guards is projected to grow faster than average from 2020-2030 and the occupation has a “bright outlook.” Overall job opportunities should be excellent, especially for security guards, who will continue to be needed to protect both people and property because of concerns about crime and vandalism.