Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Bachelor's Degrees

Public Safety Management (B.A.)

Degree granted: Bachelor of Arts

Hours required for major: 32 to 36

Articulation Agreements: fire technology, law enforcement, corrections, security administration, and emergency management

Advising: designated college adviser: phone 216-687-3884

Student Organizations: Urban Studies Association

Additional Information:

Internship opportunities are available to all students; scholarships are available to qualified students.  All required courses are available in the evening.  Students with substantial prior learning experience may apply for credit through the Assessment and Accreditation of Prior Learning Experience program. Opportunities to participate in small seminar groups, research projects, and online courses are available. Students should consult their adviser for assistance in planning their course of study.

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Major Field Requirements

Public Safety Management majors are required to complete a minimum of 32 credit hours from the following courses:

Core Courses: (20 credit hours)


Students choose one of the following tracks:

  1. Management (13-16 credit hours)
    Students choose two courses from Group A and two courses from Group B.
  2. Emergency Preparedness/Homeland Security(16 credit hours)
    Students choose four courses: *Credit awarded for completion of specific Continuing Education courses; see adviser for details.

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Mailing Address
Office of Undergraduate Studies
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, MC 107A
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
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