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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Safety - Public Safety Leadership

Capella University



Capella University's online Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Safety - Public Safety Leadership degree has been created for those individuals who are looking to hone their expertise and advance their knowledge in order to take their public safety career to the next level.

This online public safety degree program offers online courses that cover a variety of areas, including:

  • Doctoral research
  • Leadership and organizational theories
  • Management skills
  • Assessment
  • Human resources
  • Training
  • Diversity
  • Labor relations

During the course of this online degree in public safety, students will thoroughly examine the many aspects that make up the field. Students will come to understand the executive level needs, and how to lead, teach, and consult within this exciting and expansive field.

Graduates of this online public safety degree program have the necessary knowledge that is needed for careers in areas, such as:

  • Law enforcement
  • Fire services
  • Emergency management
  • Criminal justice
  • Corrections
  • Public and private security
  • Protective professions

This program is based in public safety theory and research, and offers its student relevant online courses that will aid them in their success within the any protective and corporate security profession.

Finally, Capella graduates will be prepared for applying their newly developed knowledge and skills to aid in the various issues that are face by local, state, and national public safety and emergency services.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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