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  May 27, 2023
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Frequently Asked Questions

Public Safety Management (S400) (B.A.S.)

  1. Can I attend part time?

  2. Can I start any term?

  3. Can I start and stop as needed?

  4. Will classes be offered online?
    Classes will be offered onsite and online.

  5. What are the deadlines for the program requirements?
    All program requirements are due by the application deadline for the term.

  6. If transferring from another school, do I need my transcripts?
    If you are a transfer student coming from another school, we strongly recommend sending your transcript for evaluation two weeks prior to the application deadline.

  7. Who can benefit from the B.A.S. in Public Safety Management?
    This program prepares graduates for career promotions and advancement in the public safety industry in which a high level of understanding of organizational dynamics and interpersonal skills are involved.

  8. What is the difference between a B.S. degree and a B.A.S. degree?
    There isn’t a major difference between the two degrees. The bachelor degree is important because it provides a foundation for a graduate degree. This degree offers the opportunity to transfer the maximum number of credits from the A.S. to the B.A.S. Many graduates of the B.A.S. in Public Safety Management have continued to graduate school to study criminal justice, law and public administration.