Administration of Justice: Security Management, C.S.C.

Career Studies Certificate
Campuses: Alexandria, Annandale, Manassas, Woodbridge

This curriculum is intended to meet the educational needs of security personnel who seek formal education and training in physical security and industrial security methods and techniques; experienced practitioners who wish to extend and expand their knowledge and skills; and persons exploring the security field as a career alternative. This certificate is applicable toward the two-year Associate of Applied Science in Administration of Justice.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ADJ 255 Security Management 3
1ADJ Elective 3
Choose One
2ENG 111 College Composition I 3
2CST Elective
Total 9
2nd Semester
ADJ 159 Physical Security 3
ADJ 256 Information Security 3
3 Open Elective 1 - 3
Total 7-9
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 16-18
One Year Credits
1st Semester
ADJ
255
3
Elective
1ADJ
3
Choose One
2ENG
111
3
Elective
2CST
Total 9
2nd Semester
ADJ
159
3
ADJ
256
3
Open Elective
3
1 - 3
Total 7-9
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 16-18

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA. First-time-to-college students ages 17-24 must complete an SDV course within their first year at NOVA.

1 Select one from the following: ADJ 150, ADJ 228, or ADJ 234.

2 CST elective may be met by CST 100, CST 110, CST 126, or CST 229.

3 Elective must be chosen with advisor approval.

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