Public Safety (M.S.) - Fire Administration

Public Safety (M.S.) - Fire Administration

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2021 through summer 2022. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
CRIS 605Crisis and First Responder Training: Skills and Techniques3
HLSC 600Introduction to Disaster Management3
PADM 510Fundamentals of Public Safety Leadership3
PADM 610Management of Public Sector Organizations3
PADM 620Public Administration Praxis: Legal & Contemporary Issues3
Total Hours15
Fire Administration Cognate
FIRE 610Leadership for the Executive Fire Officer3
FIRE 620Human Resources and Budget Management for the Executive Fire Officer3
FIRE 630Community Risk Mitigation for the Executive Fire Officer3
FIRE 640Legal Considerations in Fire and Emergency Services for the Executive Fire Officer3
HLSC 620Hazard Mitigation3
Total Hours15

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 30 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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