MPA: Master of Science in Public Safety Administration
Public Safety Administration
Many different opportunities that aim to help keep communities safe are available to Public Safety Administrators. Within these roles, they work to promote government safety initiatives and policies, and support law enforcement in the community. Some common government bodies that a student with this degree could go on to work for include the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NITSA).
Important Roles for Public Safety
Roles in Public Safety vary, but all have a similar goal in mind. Positions in law enforcement, fire, forensics, investigation, and corrections are all covered under this umbrella, making a degree in public safety open the door to many different opportunities to protect and keep communities safe.
Lewis University’s online Master of Science in Public Safety Administration will teach you the vital skills to navigate and address the complex challenges of public safety while confidently leading and communicating with authorities in times of crisis. The online program is designed to help those who are preparing to manage police, fire, emergency medical service, private law enforcement services and other public safety occupations in our society.