Ethics Studies in Graduate-Level Security Management Education Programs in the United States

TitleEthics Studies in Graduate-Level Security Management Education Programs in the United States
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsAdolf, D, Brown, CJ
JournalJournal of Applied Security Research
Volume8
Issue3
Pagination308 - 342
Date Published07/2013
ISSN Number1936-1629
KeywordsCOMPUTER science , Evaluation and Assessment , Institution-wide Programs
Abstracthis study identified a grounded theory related to ethics studies within graduate organizational Security Management programs in the United States. The study used data analysis of program curricula, course descriptions, and program Web sites, as well as interviews of program faculty and administrators (n = 15) to explore (a) how ethics studies are incorporated into graduate organizational Security Management program curricula in the United States, (b) the role that ethics studies play in graduate organizational Security Management studies, (c) instruction and evaluation methods for ethics studies within the programs, (d) difficulties in teaching ethics, and (e) barriers to incorporating ethics into a curriculum. The research findings resulted in the creation of theoretical models depicting ethics studies in graduate Security Management programs and the role of ethics studies in the professionalization of security
DOI10.1080/19361610.2013.794405
Short TitleJournal of Applied Security Research
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