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Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration

Program Details

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers the online Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration. With this degree, students will learn to supervise and lead the organizations that manage emergencies and defend against threats to corporate or homeland security. Students will build a strong foundation of knowledge in emergency management systems at the federal, state, and local levels to foster cross-agency collaboration. Students will develop critical thinking and leadership skills to solve current and future public safety issues in both public and private sectors.

Career opportunities with this degree include the following fields:

  • Fire service administration
  • Emergency management
  • Corporate security
  • Homeland security


High school diploma or the equivalent

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education