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Certificate in Physical Security and Risk Assessment

This certificate is designed to give the professional in the security field or the student who is considering getting into the corporate, government, or law enforcement security field, a comprehensive knowledge of building, perimeter, and workplace security and skills to assess potential threats to these areas. Students earning this certificate will learn how to differentiate between safety and security. Students will develop an understanding of how to detect the behavior traits that lead people to commit workplace violence while also developing an understanding of how to prevent workplace violence. And finally, students will practice writing the relevant products related to the field.

Certificate learning outcomes:

Research, describe, and articulate the practice of building security through planning and designing.

Analyze the primary differences between safety and security, including the appropriate level of protection required and utilization of limited resources.

Demonstrate understanding and application of the integration of security, safety, surveillance, intelligence, and management (S3IM) in building security.

Research and categorize the dynamics between an aggressor and a victim’s personalities.

Examine the role of security as it pertains to protecting individuals.

Write and revise written products related to the fields of study.

Assess any common behavioral traits that might exist in individuals who commit or attempt to commit acts of homicide as a means of revenge.

Identify and synthesize specific policies and procedures that can help the employer prevent acts of revenge in the workplace.

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Henley-Putnam’s commitment to service begins with your first call with an advisor and continues through graduation. Our classes are small, so you are never just a number. We get to know you, your goals and your needs. You will be supported by a team of professionals who will help you track your degree progression, advise you on course selection, and inform you of relevant services such as tutoring and mentoring. Your faculty members will be available to you, as will the deans and administrators.

To request an application or get information about any of our programs, fill out the form below. An advisor will be in touch to answer your questions. Or contact us directly at 855-246-7440 or HenleyPutnam@national.edu