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Program Overview

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Public Safety Management is a workforce-driven degree designed with several track options that provide education and training, leading to immediate employment possibilities for students in numerous careers in public safety.

This comprehensive curriculum emphasizes critical thinking, analytical, written and oral communications, as well as research skills designed to prepare today’s learners for entry-level, mid-management, and upper level supervisory positions within Public Safety agencies such as the FBI, DEA, ICE, U.S. Marshals Service, U.S. Secret Service and others.

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Program Details

The Security & Loss Prevention track is designed to prepare students to operate in the field of private security. Students will gain additional insight for using the objectives of risk management to support the goals of an organization.

The B.A.S. Security & Loss Prevention track option allows students who have already completed an A.A., A.S., or A.A.S. degree to gain understanding of concepts of private investigation and special security problems. Students complete 60 credits of coursework, including 5 core set of courses in Security & Loss Prevention track. Estimated time to complete this bachelor’s degree program is 2 years with full-time enrollment. Core courses include:

  • Special Security Problems
  • Private Investigations
  • Security Administration
  • Risk Management
  • Hospital Security Management

Additional Concentrations

Public Safety Management students may also choose to graduate with one of these other track options:

Career Prospects

Upon completion of the Bachelor in Applied Science in Public Safety Management degree, students will be eligible for positions within the public safety area. The degree may also assist with career advancement. Careers to which this program may lead include:

  • Private Security
  • Loss Control Representative
  • Security Management Analyst

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