Certified Protection Officer

Overview of program:

The Protection Officer Certificate Program teaches and prepares students to obtain a Certified Protection Officer (CPO) certificate and employment as a security guard and/or a protection officer.

Topics covered:

  • Report writing
  • Physical security
  • Emergency procedures
  • Workplace violence
  • Traffic control
  • Fire prevention
  • Use of force
  • Operational risk management

Program courses:

Please visit the Course Catalog page for Core Course listings.

What do students graduate with?

  • High School Diploma from Career Online High School
  • Self-study CPO certificate that meets the academic requirements to obtain the CPO credential

Get started. Take the self-assessment.