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An Online Master’s in Security Management for Less Than $15,000

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Earn Your Master’s in Security Management 100% Online

People, property, and information all need protection in today’s world, and ensuring their safety requires unique knowledge and expertise. To sharpen your capabilities in this critical and complex field, earn your MA in Security Management online from American Public University (APU). No entrance exams are required, and classes start monthly. That means you can begin on your schedule.

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Making Quality Higher Education Within Reach

Per Credit Hour

Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates.

Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

Entrance Exams

No GRE, GMAT, or other standardized test scores required. Programs start monthly.

Application Fee

There is no cost to apply.

Transfer Credit Evaluation

APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

Textbooks & Ebooks

Some master's-level courses provide no-cost textbooks to minimize your expenses.

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Essential Coursework

You will develop a solid understanding of asset protection, loss prevention management, ethics, and security program evaluation by enrolling in this online security management program.

Focused On Your Future

Choose coursework that aligns with your goals or professional needs. Those engaged in the corporate sector can explore cases in executive decision-making and industrial espionage. Individuals with interests in facilities can pursue classes in security architecture and airport security design.

Global Perspective

The tragedy of 9/11 spurred significant awareness surrounding the need for and implementation of measures to combat terrorism. You have the opportunity to choose coursework that probes international terrorism as well as homeland security and defense.

Real-World Expertise

To prepare you to oversee security management measures within the private or public sector, you will learn from faculty sharing their practical knowledge from government agencies, the military, defense and intelligence communities, and Fortune 500 companies.

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* All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military spouses/dependents are eligible for our Military Tuition Grant that covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.

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