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Our affordable online security course

Security specialists are no longer simply called in as a precautionary measure. They now play a vital role in preserving public safety and preventing—as well as intervening in—criminal activity. This expanded role has created demand for security professionals who are trustworthy, knowledgeable, and calm under pressure.

Our online security course is designed by practicing specialists who know what it takes to succeed in a challenging and rewarding career path. You will learn about risk management, legal and ethical issues, disaster preparation, how to interface with law enforcement, and more. Studying online at your own pace, this is your opportunity to move your security career ahead without having to interrupt it.

Online Security Services Training Curriculum

Through our Security Services Training Program, you’ll learn the fundamentals of working in security, from understanding the legal system to cybersecurity. Your classes include:

  • Security fundamentals
  • Security, Education, and Defense Basics
  • Security, Terrorism, and the Future

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  • Our affordable tuition payment plan options.
  • How online education works.
  • How a degree in API Program Name can help you reach your goals.


What you get

  • Textbook: Introduction to Security
  • Textbook: Introduction to Security Operations and Management
  • 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

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Job opportunities

As a security specialist, you could find yourself in almost any professional setting, including casinos, banks, federal facilities, universities, sports arenas—and even on security details for public figures. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, security specialists earn a median salary of $34,770 per year.



Enroll at any time, study on your own schedule, and graduate in as little as four months.


Stand out from the crowd with expertise in law, contingency planning, white-collar crime, and more.


Learning online doesn’t mean learning alone. Interact with peers and faculty in our online community.


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.

Do you like the idea of playing an important role protecting the public, keeping people safe from criminal activities and upholding the law? If so, our security training course can help prepare you for a fitting career. You will learn fundamental concepts and gain an understanding of real-world procedures, so that when you graduate from our security course, you can be confident about your future.

All graduates keep access to their accounts on the Ashworth College Central Network, an online toolkit that provides step-by-step guidance through resume templates, cover letters, thank you letters, and more. As a student, you will interact with the Ashworth College Central Network throughout your lessons to make you comfortable with the tools and prepare you to make a good impression on potential employers once you've graduated!

We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to complete your security course and earn your security diploma. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many advantages of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

This security diploma is one of the many career-focused legal studies programs we offer. Our other online courses 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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