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Security Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Bellevue, NE, United States
International and domestic security threats are rapidly evolving resulting in a variety of risks and vulnerabilities for citizens and organizations. The Security Management program at Bellevue University will prepare you for security professional and managerial positions in both the private and public sectors, including law enforcement.
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The Security Management program at Bellevue University integrates concepts from business, criminal justice, security, and emergency management to help ensure you are well-prepared to plan and manage processes that protect against risks, such as emergency and disaster management and planning, threat assessment, and the evaluation of public safety.

Whether you pursue Bellevue University’s Security Management degree program online or in-class, you will focus on five areas of expertise which are considered to be critical to the field:

  • Homeland security
  • Personnel management
  • Organizational interaction
  • Infrastructure security
  • Threat assessment
  • Critical communication

Throughout the curriculum, you'll be prepared with hands-on practice in critical thinking, decision-making, communication, and organizational leadership skills required for safety, security and risk management roles.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of Bellevue University's Security Management Degree will be prepared to:

  • Analyze and apply basic security theories to Homeland Security policies and activities
  • Prepare, manage, and critique personnel involved in emergency response situations
  • Compare and integrate organizational standard operating procedures
  • Analyze and construct risk analyses and threat assessment reports
  • Assess and develop effective business continuity and emergency response plans

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    127 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations for Professional Success 
  • Theory and Practice of Security 
  • The American Criminal and Civil Legal Systems 
  • Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Security
  • Infrastructure Security and National Defense 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Completed Application Form
  • Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • An official evaluation of foreign credentials
  • Verification of funds to show sufficient funds to study in the United States

Tuition Fee

  • International

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bellevue

  • 1018 - 1570 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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