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Master of Science in Public Safety Administration

College of Letters and Sciences
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Letters and Sciences and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Area 1 Program Core Required Hours: 21
MPSA 6105 Leadership in Public Safety Administration
MPSA 6116 Human Resource Management and Development
MPSA 6125 Organizational and Management Realities
MPSA 6126 Fiscal Management and Public Finance
MPSA 6136 Applied Research in Public Safety Administration
MPSA 6146 Strategic Planning and Policy Development
MPSA 6156 Legal Issues and Trends in Public Safety Administration

Area 2 Program Electives Required Hours: 15
MPSA 6135 Burden of Command: Leader vs. Manager
MPSA 6137 Critical Incident Management
MPSA 6138 Employment Process for Public Safety
MPSA 6139 Essential Skills for Professional Management
MPSA 6127 Felony Task Force Management
MPSA 6128 Internal Affairs
MPSA 6129 Managing Marginal Employees
MPSA 6145 Media Relations
MPSA 6148 Performance Appraisals and Evaluations
MPSA 6555 Selected Topics in Public Safety Administration
MPSA 6131 Terrorism Response by Public Safety Managers I
MPSA 6132 Terrorism Response by Public Safety Managers II
MPSA 6147 Strategic Approach to Homeland Security for Public Safety Administrators

Area 3 Exit Requirements Required Hours: 0
MPSA 6000 Master in Public Safety Administration Comprehensive Examination

Total Hours Required: 36