MA in Business and Organizational Security Management

Tackle Increased Risks to Grow Your Career

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Webster University Online
or In Person
2.5 Years
Time to Completion
Cost Per Credit Hour
Credit Hours Required

Become a Certified Protection Professional (CPP)

Excel professionally as you address heightened vulnerability and risk to life and property throughout business, industry and government. Earn your Master of Arts degree in Business and Organizational Security Management (BOSM) from Webster University. Build upon your existing knowledge and skills as you prepare to pass the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) exam — the gold standard for security management professionals.

Specialized skills for motivated learners

Built for the next generation of security leaders

With increased risks on multiple fronts, security managers need increasingly advanced business and technical training. Webster’s BOSM program provides this level of training, making it ideal for:

Elevate your abilities in threat detection and elimination

In partnership with the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), the premier organization for security professionals, Webster has developed a career-forward curriculum that enhances your abilities in this increasingly crucial field. When you graduate, you can expect to:

In-depth courses for up-to-the-minute skills

To earn your master’s degree in Business and Organizational Security Management from Webster, you must complete 36 credit hours. This includes 24 credit hours of required courses and 12 credit hours of elective courses from the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology.

Required Courses
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Business Assets Protection
  • Emergency Planning
  • Information Systems Security
  • Integrated Studies in Security Management
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Security Management
  • Security Administration and Management
  • Security Management

Flexibility for busy learners

Benefit from accessing lessons and assignments from anywhere you have an internet connection with Webster University Online. You also have the option to complete this program at these Webster locations:

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Expect exceptional career advancement

With their increased abilities and CPP certification, Webster’s Business and Organizational Security Management graduates regularly achieve great career outcomes. In fact, 94.6% of our students in this program find full-time employment upon graduation, with jobs such as these:

Chief Security Officer


Average Annual Salary
(National, September 2023)

Security Director


Average Annual Salary
(National, September 2023)

Loss Prevention Manager


Average Annual Salary
(National, September 2023)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Webster is committed to your success, and you'll never be alone as you pursue your master’s in Business and Organizational Security Management.

An education nationally recognized for quality

Earn your ACBSP-accredited Business and Organizational Security Management master’s from Webster, an independent, nonprofit university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Professors. Professionals. Mentors.

Gain real-world knowledge from our faculty experts. Our professors serve as mentors eager to support your career goals and connect you to opportunities, including internships and jobs.

Guiding you on your advancement path

At Webster University, we respect each student — meeting them where they are and helping them to build their knowledge base and enhance their skill sets.

- Simone Cummings,
Dean, George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology