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

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Purdue University Global is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Restricted States

Delaware, Kentucky, Minnesota