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Accredited Online Loss Prevention Program

BS in Loss Prevention | Program Highlights

Northern Michigan University’s loss prevention management program was designed to provide a flexible virtual learning experience taught by professionals in the field who facilitate the development of a strong professional network.

Whether you are already working in loss prevention and want to build your skills or you are just ready to prepare for a new career, our bachelor’s degree in loss prevention management will help you achieve those goals.

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Transfer up to 90 Credits

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What will you learn in NMU’s loss prevention management program?

As a student in Northern’s LPM program you’ll learn practical skills that you can put to use right away and leadership skills that will help you level up your career.

  • Application and analysis
  • Building strong communication and relationship skills
  • Classic and contemporary management skills

  • Impact of employee theft

  • Principles of retail accounting and inventory shrink

  • Additional courses offer skills in authentication, risk and crisis management, criminal procedure, and more.

How much does an online bachelor’s degree in loss prevention management cost at NMU?

Northern Michigan University is the second lowest tuition of Michigan’s public universities. Tuition and fees can be found here. Talk to a financial aid representative about how you can apply for financial aid including eligibility-based grants and loans. Contact: (906) 277-2327 or fao@nmu.edu.

Loss Prevention Management Careers

Graduates of the online bachelor’s degree in loss prevention management will be prepared for careers in a variety of settings. Loss prevention managers work in a variety of industries. According to recruiter.com, the best paying industries for loss prevention are:

  • Professional, scientific, or technical services
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
  • Utilities
  • Manufacturing

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Admission Requirements

Admission requirements differ depending on the status of the applicant (first-year student, transfer, etc.) and the level of academic program.

First-year/Freshman Applicants:

  • Applicants with a cumulative high school GPA of 2.25 or higher (4.0 scale) and documented high school graduation or GED/equivalency completion will be admitted to NMU.
  • Applicants with a cumulative high school GPA less than 2.25 will need additional review and may be either regularly admitted to the university, conditionally admitted, or admitted with restriction to a specific program.
  • Some academic departments may have additional requirements for admission to specific programs.

Transfer Students

  • Transfer applicants will be admitted if they have achieved a cumulative college GPA of 2.00 or higher in college-level courses taken at all post-secondary institutions attended after high school and are eligible to return to the last institution attended.
  • Transfer applicants with fewer than 12 semester credit hours (or 18 quarter hours) of college-level coursework after high school graduation will be reviewed based on both high school and college performance.
Total Credits Required for Degree 24 credits
LPM 101 Principles of Asset Protection 4 credits
LPM 190 Communications in Loss Prevention 4 credits
LPM 276 Loss Prevention Management and Human Resources 4 credits
LPM 290 Retail Accounting and Inventory Control 4 credits
LPM 351 Loss Prevention Data Analysis 4 credits
LPM 390 Principles of Retail Investigations 4 credits

At least 8 credits must be at the 300 level or above.

Total Electives for Degree
General Education 30-40 credits
General Electives 40 credits
Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, or Sociology recommended.
Total Credits 120 credits
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