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The Public Safety Administration curriculum 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.
Course work in diverse subject areas includes public safety administration and education, interagency operations, crisis leadership, government and agency financial management, professional standards, incident management, administrative law, and supervision, while providing a streamlined pathway that recognizes the value of previously earned skill-sets and credentials within the public safety sector.
Employment opportunities exist with fire or police departments, emergency management organizations, governmental agencies, industrial firms, correctional facilities, private industries, insurance organizations, educational organizations, security and protective organizations, and through self-employment opportunities.
Upon successful completion of the Public Safety Administration - Emergency and Fire Management Services degree, the graduate should be able to:
- Integrate best practices within the field of public safety administration.
- Develop leadership attributes within the field of public safety administration.
- Analyze the legal framework regarding the obligations and limitations of public safety entities.
- Investigate the challenges associated with public safety emergency mitigation plans.
Students must meet RISE requirements for MAT 143 and ENG 111 in order to enroll in the program.