Private Security Certificate

18 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0243

This 18 credit-hour certificate program is designed to serve the needs of individuals who want the core education the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice program offers. Upon completion, students will be prepared and certified to seek entry level employment positions in the private security field, which include but are not limited to: security officers, loss prevention officers, private inspectors, and private detectives.

Completion of the Private Security Certificate also allows students to obtain certification through the state of Illinois as a security officer or private investigator (PERC Certification).

Courses for a Certificate
LAE 101Introduction To Criminal Justice3
LAE 122Police Operations3
LAE 135Forensics I3
LAE 221Criminal Law3
LAE 235Criminal Investigations3
LAE 275Security Guard Training3
Total Hours18