As large businesses become more global and small business become more diverse, the need for industrial security education increases. The certificate in industrial security addresses the needs of individuals who manage businesses as well as those who want increased knowledge of industrial security. This certificate program addresses the needs of individuals currently charged with ensuring a secure work environment within their organization.
Students must satisfy one of the following: (a) associate degree graduate or higher, (b) junior level or above, (c) permission of applied business technology faculty advisor. Students must complete a minimum of 15 hours of the certificate's curriculum at Kent State University.INDUSTRIAL SECURITY CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (21 credits)
Course Title Credits
TECH 36318 Survey of Information Security, Internet Fraud and Computer Forensics 3
36410 Security for Business Students 3
36420 Physical Security 3
36430 Security Management 3
36440* Security Investigation 3
46410* Crisis and Disaster Management Planning 3
46420* Legal Issues in Security 3
*May be completed via credit by examination.