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Bachelor On Campus Online Blended

Public Safety Administration

48 months
Duration
721 USD/credit 21630 USD/year
721 USD/credit 21630 USD/year
203 USD/credit 6090 USD/year
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About

The Bachelor of Public Safety Administration (BPSA) at Florida Atlantic University, offered in the School of Public Administration, offers students the opportunity to specialize in three (soon to be four) different areas of public safety. The degree also offers students the choice of a fully on-line program, or a combination of on-line and in-class instruction.

Overview

The Bachelor of Public Safety Administration at Florida Atlantic University is an undergraduate degree program for professionals and pre-professionals interested in police, fire, and disaster response practice and administration. The program has 18 credit hours in the core, with 60 total credit hours for the major.

Learning outcomes

 The overall purpose is to provide: (1) a professional/ pre-professional degree program for students entering the fields of law enforcement, homeland security, and disaster response; (2) interested students a foundation for continuing in a professionally focused graduate program; and (3) an “umbrella degree” that allows students to combine key areas from several disciplines to graduate with a pre-professional degree. Graduating students from the program will have improved opportunities in the police, homeland security (airports, seaports, etc.), and disaster management fields throughout South Florida and the United States.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Organizational Behavior & Administration Communication
  • Public Safety Systems
  • Diversity and Social Vulnerability in Public Safety Administration
  • Administrative Process and Ethics
  • Capstone in Public Safety Administration
  • Corrections
  • Crime in the Schools

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit official transcripts from all high schools attended with a certified translation of each transcript. Your school must send official transcripts. 
  • Required academic records must be original or certified true copies sent by the school in a sealed envelope. 
  • All records should be submitted in the native language and accompanied with an official English translation. 
  • If you attend an International or American high school outside the United States, you must request that your high school counselor or school administrator email an official PDF copy of your current high school transcript. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 721 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    21630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 721 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 203 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Boca Raton

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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