Public Safety Management      

Outcome Objectives


The PSM program is designed to prepare the student to:

  1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the principal theories in public safety management and the ability to apply such theories in public safety settings;

  2. Examine the historical and contemporary implications of terrorism from its multi-dimensional conceptual nature to an urban perspective with a global vision;

  3. Identify the interactions of the public safety providers and the communities they serve;

  4. Analyze and categorize the historical, economic, psychological, legal, social, and political forces that influence human behavior and their effects on society;

  5. Formulate an understanding of the basic concepts, theories, principles, and laws that affect public safety and homeland security;

  6. Design a personal and professional philosophy that reflects an ethical obligation to social justice and contributes to self growth, respect for others, and professional commitment; and

  7. Assess the impact of critical thinking skills, written and oral communication skills, and technological competencies on the public safety realm in conjunction with the student’s career and personal philosophy.