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Majors & Degrees

Loss Prevention

Those interested in protecting life and property and/or enforcing the law can pursue a loss prevention career path, whether as an independent consultant or in-house in government or the private sector.

Earn a Master’s in Loss Prevention Management

Professionals can further their loss prevention career by earning an advanced degree from Mississippi College. Upon completion of the program, graduates receive a Master of Social Science in Administration of Justice Loss Prevention. and find work in a variety of settings, both in government and private industry.

Earn a Certificate of Loss Prevention

Upon completion of the 21-hour program, students can be prepared to work in private security or in protecting corporate, industrial, or retail assets.                   

The MC Experience

As a Christian university, our programs incorporate the fundamentals of the faith. If you are a working adult with family and work responsibilities, our online loss prevention management programs are designed to accommodate hectic schedules.


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Coursework for the Masters of loss prevention degree:

30 hours, which includes 18 hours of a concentration and two 6 hour minor areas (not specified below).

Required: AJU Loss Prevention/Security Management Concentration

  •  Introduction to Loss Prevention
  •  Executive Management in Loss Prevention
  •  Private Security Law
  • Introduction to Physical Security
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Career options

  • Consultant
  • Criminal investigator
  • Detective
  • Loss prevention manager
  • Security manager

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