Private Security Officer Career Certificate

Change your career in as little as five days. Security officers are in charge of protecting their client’s assets, and our day or night classes can help prepare you for the task.

Related Programs

Getting Started: 12-Week Session

Jan. 2:  Financial Aid


Jan. 22:  Application


Jan. 29:  Classes Begin

Other Important Dates »

Why Seminole State?

  • Dedicated faculty: Faculty are "scholar-practitioners" with industry experience as well as academic credentials.  
  • Affordable tuition: Seminole State has significantly lower costs than trade schools.
  • High-tech facilities: Labs are equipped with the latest technologies that simulate real-world job conditions.  
  • Industry involvement: Our industry-focused certificate programs offer excellent connections to Central Florida employers.
  • Hands-on experience: Practical, hands-on learning experiences prepare students to apply their knowledge to real-world situations.
  • Career advancement: Graduates are prepared for immediate entry into the workforce upon certificate completion.
Private Security Officer
Type: Post-Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate
Major Code: PSO-VC
CIP: 0743010900

Program Description

Available Course Course Not Offered Spring 2024
This course prepares students to meet the certification requirements for an unarmed Private Security Officer (Class "D" license).
This course prepares students for the Armed Private Security Officer advanced certified training for the Class "G" license and for specialized security such as those employed by nuclear generating plants and hospitals.
Total Hours: 80

Your tuition shouldn’t go against your intuition.

Your pursuit of higher education is admirable. So why struggle with high tuition in the process? Here we make life’s next steps affordable. Whether you’re seeking a university transfer (A.A.) degree, a four-year bachelor’s, an Associate in Science degree or even earning a career certificate, you’ll find reasonable tuition and payment plans that make sense.

Go For Less.


Tuition and Fees*

 Seminole State
Tuition$70
Fees$14
Total per Credit Hour$84
Total per Contact Hour Rate$3

For more information on Seminole State's tuition and fees, please see the 2019-20 fee schedule.

* Tuition costs are based on program costs for in-state students according to the 2019-20 fee schedule. The cost for books, supplies and any other program-related expenses will vary by program. Financial aid may be available for qualified students. As Seminole State is a commuter college with no residence halls on its campuses, costs for room and board are not calculated.