Associate of Applied Science in Public Safety & Security
Purdue University Global

Program Details

Purdue University Global’s online Associate of Applied Science in Public Safety & Security degree can help you pursue a career in the public safety and security fields—rewarding professions that offer individuals the opportunity to make an immediate impact securing the safety of individuals and establishments in their community.

The degree curriculum focuses on:

  • Foundational knowledge of public safety and security, including practical and technical skills and competencies required by many public safety and private security firms
  • Skills to properly prepare, plan, and execute decisive and appropriate public safety and security plans of action
  • Critical-thinking, decision-making, and communications skills and knowledge relevant to supporting public safety initiatives


  • Evidence of high school graduation or equivalent

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

Delaware, Kentucky, Minnesota