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Public Safety Management and Leadership, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
More than managing a team, a crew and a plan, Franklin University's B.S. Public Safety Management and Leadership builds on your know-how and experience with investigation, prevention, enforcement, monitoring, communication and response. 
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Overview

If you're a first responder working in the public safety field, a bachelor's degree can help you earn a promotion. And if you choose Franklin University's transfer-friendly Public Safety Management and Leadership degree completion program, you may be closer to earning your degree than you think! Whether you're looking to move into a leadership role or you see a teaching position at some point in your career - a bachelor's degree enhances your on-the-job-experience and sets your apart from the competition.

Earn your degree on your terms by taking classes 100% online or pursue available coursework at one of our Midwest locations. Regionally accredited and nonprofit, Franklin was built from the ground-up to satisfy the needs of adult learners. Our seamless transfer process and team of academic advisors will help ease your transition to becoming a student, while our flexible course schedules help to balance your education with work, family, and life. Get started on your future today.

Career Opportunities

  • ATF Agent

ATF Agents perform investigations which involve surveillance, interviewing suspects and witnesses, making arrests, obtaining and executing search warrants, and searching for physical evidence.

  • Corporate and Private Security Managers

Corporate and Private Security Managers oversee security operations, from risk management to staff training to policy development in order to ensure workplace safety

  • Emergency Medical Services Operations Manager

Emergency Medical Services Operations Managers develop short- and long-term emergency response models, training staff to meet defined goals and reduce response tim

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Public Administration
  • Government and Nonprofit Budgeting
  • Public Administration Capstone
  • Ethics and Leadership in Public Safety Agencies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Submit your online application using an email address that you check regularly. After you’ve applied, you’ll receive login information by email so you can track your application’s progress.
  • Apply for admission to Franklin University any time. Because our admission process for international students includes several steps to ensure a successful start, we encourage you to apply as early as possible -- at least 8 weeks before your program’s start date. 
  • Request your official transcripts from post-secondary institutions located in the U.S. and have them submitted directly to Franklin University’s Office of Transfer and Articulation.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    526 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 526 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    398 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 398 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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