Articles and Information About Becoming a Security Guard

Read the most up-to-date information about becoming a security guard or security officer and find the right training program for you.

Featured Programs:
  • Featured Online Security, Government Studies and Criminal Justice Program Options:
  • Grantham University offers an online Bachelor's in Criminal Justice with the option to concentrate in Computer Forensic Investigation or Homeland Security. Future students may also be interested in the certificate programs in Cybersecurity or the Associate's in Criminal Justice or Paralegal Studies. Click here to learn about what Grantham University can offer you.
  • Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) offers several online Criminal Justice degree options including an Associate’s in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice with several areas of specialization. Click here to learn more about the programs offered at SNHU today.
  • Liberty University, ranked in the top 1% of online colleges, offers an undergraduate online Criminal Justice degree that prepares students for a variety of roles in the criminal justice system while maintaining Christian values. Learn more about this and other programs offered by Liberty University.
  • Purdue University Global is one of the largest providers of public safety education programs compared to other Title IV institutions. The Criminal Justice Certificate in Private Security introduces students to the field of corporate and private security. Additional programs in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Public Safety and others are offered at the Certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's and Master's levels. Click here and take a minute to explore the Purdue University Global programs today.
  • Grand Canyon University offers a variety of Government study related degree programs (B.S. in Justice Studies, B.A. in Government and related programs). The Princeton Review has rated Government study related majors as the 3rd best college major. Click here to learn about GCU’s programs.