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Graduate Certificate in Sport Security

Edit first sentence to say: SoPA’s 100% online Sport Security certificate program is designed for individuals either currently in or wanting to gain employment in sport security (teams, stadiums, tournaments) or events (parades, festivals). It covers the basics of emergency management (preparing, responding, recovering from either a human-created or natural disaster), physical security (cameras, fences, locks, and so forth, in and around a stadium or event facility), the major threats faced by sporting and various events (domestic and international terrorism), and specific sport and event security management procedures. The four courses in this “stackable” certificate may be applied toward several master’s degree programs; the Master of Professional Studies in Security Management, Master of Professional Studies in Emergency Management, and the Master of Professional Studies in Sport Studies. If you would like to pursue an MPS degree and apply your certificate towards the degree completion, please contact the Program Director for next steps. The process is simple and can be completed without reapplying.

Certificate Requirements

SECM 6001 Physical and Infrastructure Protection Systems 3
SECM 6002 Introduction to Emergency Management 3
SECM 6008 Sport and Event Security and Response 3
SECM 7002 Homeland Security and Approaches to Counter-terrorism 3
  Total 12