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Loss Prevention Certificate

Designed to help students combine a fundamental understanding of criminal justice issues and techniques to help businesses prevent loss

Earn Your Loss Prevention Certification

Professionals seeking a career change or additional career advancement can obtain a Loss Prevention certificate from Mississippi College. This course is designed to help students combine a fundamental understanding of criminal justice issues and techniques to help businesses prevent loss.

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

Coursework for the loss prevention training includes:

  • AJU 5405 Introduction to Loss Prevention
  • AJU 5406 Executive Management in Loss Prevention
  • AJU 5407 Private Security Law
  • AJU 5443 Introduction to Physical Security

The MC Experience

As a Christian university, we incorporate fundamental faith into all of our programs. Many of our criminal justice certificate students are working adults with family and work responsibilities. Our programs are designed to accommodate hectic schedules by offering evening and online criminal justice classes to accommodate busy schedules.


Turn your aspiration into a real-world career in loss prevention management

Mississippi College partners with our students pursuing loss prevention careers to successfully bridge their learning experience with a job role through our comprehensive career guidance resources.

What is a career in 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.

Career options

Loss prevention jobs can allow you to work in a variety of settings, both in government and private industry, in positions that can include the following:

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

Loss prevention management career outlook

The current outlook for loss prevention management jobs shows an average loss prevention management salary range of $59,790 to $105,470.

Take the next step

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