Security Technologies Minor

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Develop Strategies for Business, Industry & Government

Get the leadership training needed to make the world a safer place with a graduate minor in Security Technologies. This minor is for graduate students who want additional expertise in security systems technologies or security risk management. The Security Technologies minor helps students develop the expertise to create policies and strategies for business, industry and government at any level.



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In order to pursue the MSST graduate minor, you must meet the following prerequisites:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program
  • Currently enrolled in a master’s degree program at the University of Minnesota
  • 3.0 GPA from all prior coursework

Security Specialization: A Custom Curriculum

Students customize their minor from the Master of Science in Security Technologies core courses that best suit their specialization. A detailed description of those core courses is listed in the menu below:





Non-Degree Seeking Students

Select courses in the Security Technologies minor are also open to non-degree seeking students. These courses provide great professional development for industry professionals. The drop-down below includes all open-enrollment courses:


Please contact our admissions staff at with questions for either degree or non-degree course enrollment.