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Private Security Training

Private Sector Security                  

The School of Justice provides training to students interested in a career in the private security/ private investigations industry. We have trained more than 25,000 students since 1989, and our staff consists of instructors with many years of experience in security/ investigations in the private, local, state and federal law enforcement fields.

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Security Officer  
Class D License (40 hour program)

Private Investigations

Class CC License (40 hour program)

Armed Security Officer/Private Investigator

Class G License Course (28 hours)
(Armed for classes D and CC; Class G course includes all range fees and equipment needed for qualification.)
Class G License Annual Re-Qualification (8 hours)

Recovery Agent 

Class EE License Course (40 hours)


Notarization of the application and fingerprints are provided to students at no additional cost.

**Customized Private Security Training is available to all licensed security organizations. Please call 305.237.1676 for details.**




Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.