Degrees in this field cover a range of public safety, criminal justice, and emergency preparedness issues and their administration. You’ll gain knowledge and understanding of the processes of policy development and implementation through direct government action, as well as public and private interaction. This field of study will also prepare you to meet the demand for well-educated administrators in fire departments, emergency medical service agencies, police and sheriff’s departments and other governmental bureaus.
Below are just a few of the many areas of study within this discipline. Review the descriptions to help you decide on your area of specialization.