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Security - Loss Prevention Specialist

Certificate of Achievement

Program Overview

If you want to quickly get started in a career as a loss prevention specialist, the Security - Loss Prevention Specialist Certificate of Achievement is for you. 

Loss prevention is a critical part of the security industry in that it helps retailers keep costs low and helps preserve the health of individual stores and chains.

Working in loss prevention is an excellent way to break into a criminology career, providing great opportunities to gain valuable experience that will translate well into other fields, such as law enforcement.

Earning Potential

Interested in a career in security and loss prevention? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.

Conduct security assessments for organizations, and design security systems and processes. May also specialize in areas such as physical security, personnel security and information security, as well as work in fields such as health care, banking, gaming, security engineering or manufacturing.

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Plan and direct policies, procedures or systems to prevent the loss of assets. Determine risk exposure or potential liability and develop risk control measures.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

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Gather, analyze, compile and report information regarding individuals or organizations to clients, or detect occurrences of unlawful acts or infractions of rules in a private establishment.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

About Delta's Program

When the Security - Loss Prevention Specialist program is successfully completed, students will be prepared for an entry-level position in security/loss prevention. This 18-credit Certificate of Achievement will help you stand out among other applicants. Credits can be applied to the Loss Prevention Specialist Associate in Applied Arts degree, which is also offered by Delta.

Some positions that students completing this program have had are:

  • Loss prevention detective
  • Private investigation employee
  • Loss prevention manager

Why you should choose Delta

Convenience

Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  

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Co-op opportunities

You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.

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Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.

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Facts & Figures

Student to professor ratio
With a student to professor ratio of 18 to 1, our students get personal attention.
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95% of our professors have a master’s degree or higher.


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