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Public Safety at Keiser University

Our Bachelor of Science degree in Public Safety combines public administration and management topics to focus on a range of public policy issues. The degree program can prepare you to step into roles as an administrator for fire departments, emergency medical service agencies, police and sheriff's departments, and other governmental bureaus.

Coursework in our Public Safety degree program focuses on budget development, grant writing, property management, administrative law, social policy and event response. The objective of our Bachelor of Science degree in Public Safety is to help you develop an understanding of public administration management so you can apply it to work in public safety departments and build skills in personnel management and public relations to help you supervise departments and work within a community. As a student in this program, you can also gain an understanding of intergovernmental relations and how government works on each level.

Upon earning your Bachelor of Science degree in Public Safety you can be prepared for a variety of career opportunities in fire safety, emergency medical services, police departments and government agencies.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the job outlook for public safety professionals looks strong and will grow faster than average through 2018.

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Keiser University Success Stories

While serving as a member of the Advisory Board, I have seen first-hand the educational experiences the students receive. The University provides a wide academic curriculum with a practical hands-on approach in a professional environment that helps prepare students for similar settings in the workforce of their chosen field. It's rewarding to see an organization take such pride and care into developing students and helping them achieve their career goals.”

Kelly G., Human Resources, Premier Bank

Recently, I had the exciting task of hiring a new employee. I was looking for specific skills and was concerned about being able to locate a qualified individual. At Keiser University, I found a place where I could turn for help in this process. Keiser University has been an invaluable source of knowledgeable candidates for my employee search.”

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