Majoring in Public Safety Management may be right for you.
You’ll learn about the administration of emergency services, the principles of public safety and the art of decision-making, in classes that focus on public safety, criminal justice, financial management, terrorism and public policy, public management, emergency services administration, solid and hazardous waste management, research methods and GIS techniques.
Full-time firefighters who are trained and employed by the following departments are eligible for nine undergraduate credit hours from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs. You can apply these credits towards any of SPEA's undergraduate degree programs. The course credit is for Principles of Public Safety SPEA-J 376, Emergency Services Administration SPEA-V 375 and Internship in Public Affairs SPEA-V 380.
To be awarded credits for fire training, you must be admitted to IUPUI and you must have completed at least 12 IUPUI credits with a 2.0 GPA prior to being awarded the fire training credits. Fire training credits will not be awarded until SPEA verifies that you have successfully completed12 credits of coursework at IUPUI.
Participating fire departments:
For more information, contact the SPEA Recorder at 317-274-4656. Download an application for credit.