The Bachelor of Science degree in Public Safety Administration will offer a combination of public administration and management courses that focus on public policy issues ranging from budget development to grant writing and property management, administrative law, social policy and event response. The program will provide a comprehensive curriculum that will allow students with existing associate degrees in approved related fields to complete their baccalaureate degree and pursue career advancement. Graduates will be prepared to meet the demand for well-educated administrators in fire departments, emergency medical service agencies, police and sheriff’s departments and other governmental bureaus nationally.
The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its goals:
To receive a Bachelor of Science degree in PublicSafety Administration, students must earn 60.0 upper division semester credit hours consisting of 48.0 credits in upper division major courses and 12.0 credits in upper division general education courses with prerequisites as listed below. A total of 120.0 semester credit hours are required for the degree. Program requirements are as follows:
|Public Safety Administration Upper Division Courses ( 48.0 credit hours )|
|Public Policy||4.0 credit hours|
|Foundations of Public Safety||4.0 credit hours|
|Public Finance||3.0 credit hours|
|Administrative Law||4.0 credit hours|
|Hazard Mitigation||4.0 credit hours|
|Public Sector Labor Relations||4.0 credit hours|
|Grant and Contract Management||4.0 credit hours|
|Public Relations||4.0 credit hours|
|Information Resources Management in the Public Sector||3.0 credit hours|
|Conflict Resolution||3.0 credit hours|
|Concepts and Techniques in Organizational Behavior||3.0 credit hours|
|Facilities and Property Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Issues in Disater Response||3.0 credit hours|
|Business Ethics||3.0 credit hours|
|Catastrophic Event Response Planning||3.0 credit hours|
|Critical Infrastructure Protection||3.0 credit hours|
|Upper Division General Education Courses ( 12.0 credit hours )|
|Professional Writing||3.0 credit hours|
|Intergovernmental Relations||3.0 credit hours|
|Urban Government Social Policy||3.0 credit hours|
|Workforce Diversity||3.0 credit hours|
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