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Banyon Pelham
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Public Safety and Security combines disciplines within both social science and physical science to address problems presented by criminal behavior. The public safety and security baccalaureate of science degree prepares students to practice within most of the public safety and security professions.

The Public Safety and Security degree integrates practical exercises, both analytic and hands-on, with theoretical principles to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required by the competencies for law enforcement, security, intelligence, and investigations.

The major in Law Enforcement Operations is for the transition from the Associate in Arts Degree to a Bachelor of Science Degree.


Regionally accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Method of Delivery


Time or Location Requirements

Asynchronous distance learning courses.

Time to Completion

This 20-course program is designed for 2 courses/semester (10 semesters) or 4 courses/semester (5 semesters).


An undergraduate degree in public safety and security offers broad preparation for positions in law enforcement, public and private security, Department of Homeland Security agencies, the intelligence services, community and residential corrections, court services, probation and parole, and may serve as a foundation for law school or graduate school.


The cost of this program is equal to tuition and fees for the Academic Year 2018-19 as stated on the Student Business Services website, plus a per credit hour distance learning fee. Out-of-state students may contact Banyon Pelham to determine if they qualify for a discounted tuition rate. For further questions regarding tuition and fees, please contact the department.

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