Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Public Safety Administration

If you're a current public safety professional, our online bachelor's degree in Public Safety Administration will prepare you to be a leader in today's public safety organizations. Our bachelor's degree is perfect if you already have a related associate degree or certificate.

Features that fit you

We know it can be challenging to fit school into a work schedule. That's why:

  • We offer eight-week courses completely online
  • We give you academic credit for your previous experience or training

a Quality education

At SPC:

  • Our faculty members are experienced public safety professionals
  • Our courses cover theory and practical application
  • We are a regionally accredited program
  • Our board of advisors fine-tines courses to meet industry needs

Choose your specialty

Already have a public safety certification? Our online bachelor's degree lets you take the classes related to your experience, training or previous education. Within the public safety administration degree, you can choose from the following sub-plans:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Emergency Management and Homeland Security
  • Fire Science
  • Cross Discipline (Combination of subplans)

A boost for your public safety career

Your public safety certifications and our bachelor's degree can prepare you for career promotions in the private and public sector in:

  • Law enforcement
  • Fire services
  • Corrections
  • Emergency medical services
  • Emergency administration management
  • Industrial security enterprises

skills

Our online bachelor's degree courses in Public Safety Administration teach you to think critically and solve problems. You will also learn to:

  • Fine tune strategic and operational plans
  • Develop and evaluate programs
  • Enhance human resources and productivity
  • Address organizational issues
  • Manage budgets

Admission requirements

To be admitted to the bachelor's degree in Public Safety Administration program, you need:

  • 60 credits from a regionally accredited institution, including:
    • 15 credits of transferrable general education courses 
    • ENC1101 Composition I or equivalent
    • A college math course: MAT 1033, MAT 1100, STA 2023, STA 2023H or any MAC, MGF, MTG, MAS math prefix
    • At least 9 credits of public safety support courses with the following prefixes:
      • CCJ, CJB, CJD, CJE, CJL, CJT, DSC, EMS, FFP
       
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all postsecondary course work

Public Safety Administration BAS Degree Curriculum

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