Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Science (M.S.) in Public Safety – General degree is designed to help students effectively manage resources, information, and personnel as they work to protect the public from harm. Throughout this program, students can learn how to collaborate and coordinate with multiple agencies at various levels of government. The M.S. in Public Safety – General is a great option for public safety managers, administrators, and first responders who are looking to hone their skills or pursue new job opportunities. Additionally, current public safety professionals who hope to soon take on leadership roles may benefit from the training offered in this degree. The M.S. in Public Safety – General provides a blend of scholarly research and practical application with emphasis on public safety leadership, crisis response, disaster management, and management of public sector organizations. In addition to studying these core topics, students in the general track will have the opportunity to handpick 5 graduate-level courses offered by Liberty’s Helms School of Government. That way, students can mix and match courses and explore the subjects they’re most interested in. Upon graduation, students can pursue roles as chief security officers, community service managers, emergency management directors, first responders, law enforcement officers, public safety compliance officers, public safety training officers, and security directors.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Liberty University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional accrediting body for southern states.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
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