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Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration - Public Safety Management

Walden University



Walden University's online Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration - Public Safety Management degree program has been created to guide its students though the process of developing the knowledge that is needed for managing the various aspects related to public safety.

In today's complex society, there is a growing need for individuals who are able to successfully navigate and lead within any type of emergency situation.

During the course of online public safety management program, students will take a number of courses in areas, such as:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Theory and Behavior
  • Nonprofit and Governmental Budgeting and Finance
  • Professional Leadership and Ethics
  • Intellectual Traditions in Public Policy and Administration

The goal of this program is to develop its students into emergency response professionals who have developed the broad knowledge that is needed to successfully lead, manage, and motivate emergencies situations.

This online public safety management program will also enable students with the skills needed to build confident and capable teams as well as meet the challenges of numerous ethical situations that arise during the course of duty.

All applicants must have a master's degree from an accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

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

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