Those with an advanced degree have an advantage that makes a difference as they seek to advance in their professions: a practical understanding of public safety organization administration.
This Public Safety Leadership and Administration - Executive Police Administration MPSLA from Arizona State University, through its accomplished faculty and intricately connected curriculum, endeavors to advance students' leadership, policy and administrative acumen.
The executive police administration concentration provides law enforcement professionals with the highly specialized knowledge and practical skills required to rise to leadership positions in a 21st century law enforcement organization. This program enhances the leadership, management and administrative skills, knowledge and ability of present and future senior and mid-level managers and addresses the critical areas in the management of a contemporary law enforcement agency.
A concentration in executive police administration equips students to perform managerial duties in federal, state, local, territorial and tribal law enforcement agencies. Students also are prepared for probation and parole, child support services, homeland security and allied security professions. Graduates of this program should expect to find employment and advancement in all levels of government agencies as well as in the private sector.
Career examples include:
- chief of police
- first-line police supervisor
- police dispatcher
- police detective
- special agent
- 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
- Criminal Justice Planning and Program Evaluation
- Criminal Justice Organization and Management
- Race/Ethnicity, Crime and Justice
- 12 months
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- 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 institution.
- A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree, 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
- two letters of recommendation
- written statement
- evidence of current employment in an organization in this field/ at least two years prior professional experience in this or a related field/ a bachelor's degree in a related area
- proof of English proficiency
International15640 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15640 USD per year during 12 months.
National15640 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15640 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State14328 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14328 USD per year during 12 months.
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