College Degrees

Master of Science in Public Safety Administration

The demands on public safety organizations in today's world are becoming much more complex. Leaders in the public safety field now have a diverse range of responsibilities that are all vital to keeping communities and populations safe. The Master of Science in Public Safety Administration teaches you how to lead organizations that deal with public safety efficiently and effectively in an increasingly challenging environment.

The coursework in Lewis University’s online MS in Public Safety Administration program mirrors the curriculum of a traditional MPA program, but with a focus on the specific needs of public safety organizations—such as police and fire departments, public works departments, emergency response teams, disaster response agencies, and the military. You’ll learn leadership and professional skills required of senior managers in multiple career fields of the public safety arena. Topics covered include:

  • Human resource development
  • Fiscal management
  • Law and civil liability
  • Coordination with other public safety and emergency management agencies during incidents
  • Labor relations and personnel issues

At Lewis University, you’ll have personal attention from faculty members able to share their real-world experience with you, get various perspectives from a geographically diverse pool of students, and help from student services and tech support when you need it.

Request more information today about how Lewis University’s online Master of Science in Public Safety Administration can help you ascend to high level positions in the fire service, police organizations, emergency management agencies, and other public safety organizations.

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