Saint Louis University

Expand your career opportunities with a degree from Saint Louis University

Businesses and government bodies face a tremendous need for qualified personnel in the dynamic and diverse fields of business continuity, security management, strategic intelligence and law enforcement administration. 

With a degree in Security and Strategic Intelligence, you will be prepared for the broad range of employment opportunities in this rapidly growing field—both in the private sector and in federal, state and municipal governments.

By selecting one of the concentrations in the SSI program listed below, you will receive training for careers in that particular area. Here are potential job titles or areas of expertise with each degree:

Strategic Intelligence

  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Private detectives and investigators
  • Computer and information systems managers
  • Criminal investigators

Law Enforcement Administration

  • Local and state law enforcement positions
  • Local, state, federal support positions in law enforcement agencies
  • Crime, intelligence, case analysts
  • Private sector investigations
  • Court administration
  • Special agents for federal agencies

Business Continuity 

  • Business continuity planners
  • Business intelligence analysts
  • Business operations specialists
  • Emergency/risk managers 

Global Corporate Security

  • Security/asset managers
  • Security management specialists
  • Transportation security screeners
  • Retail loss prevention specialists
  • Loss prevention managers
  • Criminal investigators and special agents

With a degree from SLU, your future career in security and strategic intelligence is now possible.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, funding and public trends may lead to more jobs in law enforcement, cybersecurity, corporate security and global security.