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Our affordable online Security Administration degree

If a career using criminal justice principals to set security policy and manage investigations appeals to you, a Security Administration degree is a smart place to start. With a core base of general knowledge, you will have the foundation to pursue a specialized position in the areas of loss prevention, cyber security, private investigation, and beyond.

Our Security Administration Associate Degree is designed using input from professionals in the field to make sure students are getting a relevant, well-rounded foundation from which to build. From developing strong public speaking and personnel management skills to building a specialized knowledge of criminal law, behavior, and procedure, you will graduate with the skills you need to succeed in the security field—and you will have the freedom to pursue your degree at a pace that works for you.

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Learn how you can:

  • Easily afford this API Program Name program with 0% interest monthly payment options
  • Fit study around your life with our flexible online study model
  • Upgrade your career prospects and achieve your goals


What you get

  • Textbooks and/or eBooks
  • Academic support via email, web portal, or phone
  • Binder™ mobile app for taking your learning materials on-the-go
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

job growth

Job opportunities

With an Associate Degree in Security Administration, you’ll be well equipped to protect the public from threats to personal safety and work closely with law enforcement. Employment for individuals with associate degrees, including those in security administration roles, is projected to grow by 10% between 2016 and 2026*.


Get a well-rounded education by combining core skills with specialized courses in security.


Enroll in one semester at a time and complete each of four semesters in as few as six months.


Qualify for your fourth and final semester—a $ value—at no cost!

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Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we’re here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Many businesses, corporations and government agencies place a high value on people who have earned a Security Administration degree. This is because maintaining adherence to rules and regulations that preserve public safety and protect individuals from crime are critical to the success of any organization. Your security degree will be very worthwhile!

As soon as you enroll, you gain an Ashworth College Central Network. It's an online toolkit that offers step-by-step guidance for building your resume, drafting cover letters, writing thank yous, and more. Your lessons may refer you to the Ashworth College Central Network as you prepare to graduate and take new steps in your career. After you earn your degree, you'll retain your account so you can sharpen your Ashworth College Central Network anytime you need to.

We allow you up to four (4) years from the date of your enrollment to complete your studies and earn your Security Administration degree. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many advantages of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

Our security degree isn’t the only legal studies major Ashworth College has to offer. Our other programs include:

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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