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Public Safety Administration 

Florida Atlantic University

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About

The Bachelor of Public Safety Administration from the Florida Atlantic University is an undergraduate degree program for professionals and pre-professionals interested in police, fire, and disaster management practice and administration.

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Overview

The overall purpose of the Public Safety Administration from the Florida Atlantic University  is to provide:

  • A professional/preprofessional degree program for students entering the fields of law enforcement, homeland security and disaster management;
  • A foundation for continuing in a professionally focused graduate program for interested students; and
  • An interdisciplinary degree that allows students to combine key areas from several disciplines to graduate with a pre-professional degree.

Students graduating 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.

The School of Public Administration offers a Bachelor of Public Safety Administration (BPSA), with two concentrations::

  • Law Enforcement/Corrections and
  • Disaster Management.

If you have the desire for a career to truly make a difference in the lives of your fellow citizens and the safety of your country, then the BPSA degree program is for you.

In addition to equipping students with the technical skills relevant to work in public, private, and non-profit  organizations, the BPSA encourages study in related areas such as architecture, business, criminal justice, political science, psychology, social work, and urban and regional planning so that students have an opportunity to adapt their programs of study to fit their own academic and career interests.

Sample Careers:

  • Public Safety Director
  • Emergency Management Expert
  • Law Enforcement Officer (local, state and federal)
  • Homeland Security Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • Probation and Parole Officer
  • Intelligence Agencies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Safety Administration
  • Organizational Behavior & Administration Communication
  • Public Safety Systems
  • Administrative Process and Ethics
  • Diversity and Social Vulnerability in Public Safety Administration
  • Capstone in Public Safety Administration

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

The following units of study in high school are required to be considered for admission to FAU. These are also the only courses that are calculated in the grade point average (GPA) used to determine admissions eligibility:

  • English (3 with substantial composition): 4 units
  • Mathematics (Algebra 1 level and above): 4 units
  • Natural Science (2 with lab): 3 units
  • Social Science: 3 units
  • Foreign Language (of the same language): 2 units
  • Academic Electives: 2 units

Tuition Fee

  • International

    719 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 719 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    719 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 719 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • In-State

    201 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 201 USD per credit and a duration of  .

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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