The Bachelor of Arts in Public Safety Management (3 + 1)
This degree is designed to:
- Equip public safety officials with additional management and communication skills to address the needs of their urban constituents;
- Allow for in-depth study of community safety needs and problems, as well as providing; analytical tools for addressing injustice for those living and working in urban settings;
- Provide access to faculty members with governmental and public management expertise;
- Prepare students for future career challenges in public safety services.
- This program is online and online live.
Parallel LCCC Programs
- Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Justice Systems
- Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Public Administration
- Associate of Arts (AA)
Program Curriculum (2023-2024 pathways forthcoming)
- Applications can be submitted the semester (term) before a student intends to start the CSU program. Student should work with their LCCC Advisor and the CSU Transfer Center to determine the best time to transfer. It is recommended that UP students apply to CSU as soon as possible to take advantage of partnership program benefits.
- Credit from regionally accredited institutions will be evaluated for credit at CSU. Student must earn a grade of ‘D’ or higher for a course to transfer and some courses may need repeated if a ‘C’ or higher is not earned.
- Be in good standing with a cumulative GPA of 2.0+.
- Students earning their associate degree in high school cannot apply to the CSU partnership programs until they take college credit hours post-high school graduation. Students should work with the CSU Transfer Center for guidance on courses to take at LCCC, as up to 90 credit hours can be earned at LCCC before transferring into CSU’s program.
CSU has “multi-term” registration, which means in March, students register for classes for the Fall, Spring, and Summer of the next academic year. For example, in March 2024, students register for all Fall 2024, Spring 2025, and Summer 2025. Therefore, students expecting to take courses in any semester in the 24-25 school year are advised to apply before (or by) January 2025.
To apply to the Partnership, follow the steps below:
- Complete an online application.
- Request all regionally accredited colleges you attended to send official transcripts electronically to CSU (email@example.com). Request your final high school transcript be sent as well.
- Monitor your applicant portal for application updates and to accept your offer of admission if you are admitted.
- Once admitted, setup an appointment with your CSU Academic Advisor through Starfish.
- Participate in a recommended orientation, sign up in your applicant portal.
Submit all college-level transcripts to:
Cleveland State University
2398 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 4411
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In-Person Transfer Advising with CSU
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