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Public Safety Leadership and Administration - EMS - Mobile Integrated Health Care

12 months
10372 USD/year
10372 USD/year
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The Public Safety Leadership and Administration - EMS - Mobile Integrated Health Care MPSLA from Arizona State University is a graduate degree program designed primarily for public safety professionals. An advanced degree is an important key to career progression within public safety administration. 


Those with an advanced degree have an advantage that makes a difference as they seek to progress in their professions: a practical understanding of public safety organization administration.

The Public Safety Leadership and Administration - EMS - Mobile Integrated Health Care MPSLA program from Arizona State University provides the foundation for leadership and administration of EMS organizations. This program takes a multiprofessional approach to administration of EMS organizations and encompasses public policy and administration, organizational management and leadership, finance and data analysis. Students develop a platform of knowledge and skills on which to build a solid foundation for success within the field of EMS administration.

Career Opportunities

With the Master of Public Safety Leadership and Administration degree from ASU, students are in a position to lead and improve EMS teams in mobile integrated health care. Students develop knowledge and skills that set them apart for leadership positions in different types of EMS agencies, such as hospitals, public health departments and managed care organizations. Graduates of this program should expect to find employment and advancement in all levels of government agencies as well as in the private sector.

Specific career opportunities include:

  • ambulance dispatcher
  • emergency medical technician
  • firefighter
  • medical assistant
  • paramedic

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Program Evaluation for Emergency Management and Homeland Security
  • Public Finance and Project Management for Emergency Management and Homeland Security 
  • Public Budgeting and Finance 
  • GIS for Hazards Analysis 
  • Public Human Resource Management 
  • Organization Behavior 
  • Emergency Medical Services 
  • Community Paramedicine: Mobile Integrated Health Care 
  • Health Care Systems and Design

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.
  • A bachelor's or master's degree in criminology or criminal justice, public administration or public service, sociology or social work, public safety or fire service management, parks and recreation management, applied sciences or another closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in an applicable master's degree.
All applicants must submit:
  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • written statement
  • evidence of current employment in an organization in this field/ at least 2 years prior professional experience in this or a related field/ a bachelor's degree in a related area
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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    10372 USD/year
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    10372 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10372 USD per year during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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