Public Safety Administration

Program Description

Grow in public safety leadership!

The Public Safety Administration program is designed to provide students, as well as practitioners, with knowledge and skills in the technical, managerial, and administrative areas necessary for entrance or advancement within various public safety and government organizations.

The curriculum of study is designed to aid in the hiring and/or enhance the advancement of those working as 911 telecommunicators, sworn law enforcement officers, paramedics, firefighters, and grant managers. The classes are designed to give the student insight to critical public safety administrative functions to include budgeting, public policy, grant writing, incident management, management, supervision, and local government finance.

  • Students are eligible to earn credits for prior public safety training (max of 9 credits awarded) based on the type of agency training and the number of hours completed. Subject to approval based on transcripts submitted. Students will earn 19 credits with the completion of the Basic Law Enforcement Training academy.
  • Courses are taught by dedicated faculty with relevant higher education credentials and years of practical public safety experience.