The Bachelor of Science Degree in Security Administration and Management is a professional course
offered by the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) and Security Administrators Limited (SAL) on a
fulltime and part-time basis. The programme is developed to prepare candidates to gain entry and
middle level employment and to advance their career in both land base, sea and air port security
To develop individual candidates with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to meet the
needs of all stakeholders within the various industries.
At least five (5) CXC / GCE O/L subjects inclusive of English Language or any other equivalency
recognized by the University Council of Jamaica. Candidates in this category are required to
complete the course in Four (4) years or eight (8) semesters on full time OR four (4) calendar years
of (12) semesters on part time.>
Mature candidates, who must be at least 23 years of age and must have at least three (3) years work
experience at a supervisory level in security administration or equivalent qualification. Candidates
with mature entry qualification are required to complete the course in Four (4) years of eight (8)
semesters on full time OR four (4) calendar years of (12) semesters on part time.
Candidates who have completed the Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) course up to advance
level from SAL or any other recognized security training institution. Candidates in this category will
receive credits for both basic and advanced PFSO.