Security Assurance Studies

Security in the 21st century transcends law enforcement and government service to encompass many disciplines -- and many avenues to career success. As a Security Assurance Studies major, you’ll learn how to become a security professional who makes sound decisions in the face of dynamic local, national and global issues. This broad interdisciplinary program allows you to specialize in the area of security that interests you most, whether that’s modern languages or computer science.

Degree Requirements


Internship Opportunities

  • U.S. Marshal
  • Rhode Island Department of Attorney General
  • Rhode Island State Police
  • Verisign
  • Amica Insurance
  • Genzyme
  • Citizens Bank


  • Rhode Island State Police
  • Amica Insurance
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Providence Police
  • Paychex, Inc.
  • Raytheon Company
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Connecticut State Police
  • Genzyme
  • Citizens Bank

Affiliated Academic Programs

  • SJS “Law in Europe” Study Abroad Program
  • SJS Study Abroad in Westminster, England

Juris Doctor/Bachelor's 3+3 Accelerated Program (J.D.)

Earn your bachelor’s and juris doctor degrees in six years through RWU’s Three-Plus-Three Law program. You’ll get a jump-start on your J.D. by integrating law courses into your undergraduate studies and completing undergraduate requirements in your first year of law school. Accepted students will take first-year courses in the School of Law along with legal electives to fulfill undergraduate fourth-year requirements. Interested students must indicate their intent to pursue a 3+3 pathway early in their undergraduate studies for curriculum planning and advising.

Learn More About the 3+3 Program