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Public Safety Administration

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Program Description

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 skillsets 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

B.A., M.S.
Program Head of Criminal Justice Technology/Public Safety Administration
MAIN CAMPUS - Henderson
(252) 738-3205

Program Details

Discover the specifics of our programs, including required courses, course sequence, pathways, and learning outcomes.

  1. Students will be able to explain the functions of government in society and recognize the moral dimensions of public administration decision making.
  2. Students will be able to
    describe the finance and budgeting processes used in the allocation of public resources and apply basic techniques of successful grant writing.
  3. Students will be able to
    specify and apply practices and processes associated with critical incident management and supervision methods.
  4. Students will be able to describe and apply political analysis techniques.