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Public Safety Administration 

Earn your bachelor’s degree in about two years.

Students with a technical college degree transfer up to 60 credits. See how your credits transfer by scheduling an advising appointment today!

online public safety student

The Public Safety Administration degree is delivered fully online.

Law enforcement and public safety professionals work in a complex and ever changing environment. The online Public Safety Administration degree is targeted to working professionals who are interested in advancing their career and gaining leadership experience.

Coursework for this program focuses on:
  • Police administration
  • Law of corrections
  • Intercultural communication
  • Government and the economy
  • Transformative leadership and management
Transfer an eligible associate degree.

Students in the Public Safety Administration program must have already completed an associate degree in an appropriate criminal justice or public safety area. Students for this program include graduates of technical college programs in the following areas:

  • Corrections
  • Law Enforcement
  • Criminal Justice

A block of up to 45 credits will be awarded to those with an approved technical degree, plus applicable general education courses. Students with an Associate Degree transfer an average of 60 credits

Online Program Delivery

The Public Safety Administration program is available completely online!

Online delivery at UW Oshkosh combines the best of both worlds–students get the flexibility they need with the same academic quality of our on-campus programs.

Courses are delivered through Desire 2 Learn (D2L). Students interact with their professors and classmates through online discussion, class lectures, and a drop box for assignments. In online courses there is no scheduled meeting time, but there are deadlines and due dates for projects, assignments and discussions.

Students get a full orientation and introduction to online learning in D2L before class begins, and UW Oshkosh provides academic and technology resources for students, faculty and staff.

For more information, call (920) 424-0234 or toll-free (800) 633-1442. You can also request more information online.



Kaye Krueger
(920) 424-1363