Common security management courses to prepare students for positions in security leadership include Security Administration, Homeland Security, Information Security and Terrorism. Security management courses focus on security operations, risk management, operations research, statistical analysis and emergency management.
Students can opt to take courses that focus on the relationships between private enterprises and government agencies, federal security policies, infrastructure protection and contingency planning for disasters. Information security management courses focus on computer theft and Internet protection. Students can also opt to take courses that study counter-terrorism measures, nuclear incidents and weapons of mass destruction while also learning about security law and ethics.