B.A.S., Public Safety Management

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Miami Dade College

Bachelor of Applied Science, Public Safety Management

The School of Justice at Miami Dade College is nationally recognized for its academic excellence and exceptional training. MDC’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Public Safety Management is a one-of-kind degree, combining rigorous study with practical hands-on experience. The program offers applied tracks of study encompassing a variety of components that prepare you for both a career entry and graduate school. You may choose from these tracks: Probation and Parole, Security and Loss Prevention, Emergency Management, Crime Scene Investigation or Criminal Justice.

What can I do with this degree program?

Here are some common professional paths for graduates:

  • Criminal Investigator
  • First-Line Supervisor of Police Officers
  • Emergency Management Director
  • Security Manager
  • Loss Prevention Manager
  • And more!

What’s in it for you:

  • A personal coach to guide you through the enrollment process and along the path to graduation.
  • 100% fully online classes.
  • Credit for college credits previously earned from accredited institutions.
  • Scholarships, financial aid and grants for eligible students.

Admission Requirements

Apply to MDC using the college-wide application system. Students need to declare a "pre-select" major while completing your prerequisites and general education requirements.

Students who have taken courses outside of Miami Dade College need to send official and complete transcripts to MDC Transcript Processing Services. Students with a foreign degree will need to have a course-by-course evaluation by a NACES approved company. Additionally, those who graduated from an institution located in a country whose native language is not English will need to have a translation by an approved company, and passing TOEFL or IELTS scores in order to validate their foreign degree. Students who do not have the ability to have their foreign baccalaureate degrees posted to MDC must see an advisor.