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Join the ranks of law enforcement with a Public Safety and Security Degree

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Flexible scheduling

Public Safety and Security classes are offered days and evenings.

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Choose your path

Focus your degree in either Criminal Justice or Homeland Security.

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In-demand careers

Prepare for a career that is both personally rewarding and of critical importance to the community.

Envision yourself working in a career where you will protect people from danger and keep them out of harm’s way. Join the prestigious ranks of law enforcement and Public Safety professionals and play a vital role in society.

Be the leader your community needs

Leaders and heroes are needed in both times of peace and tragedy, to help maintain order and restore it. Goodwin University takes pride in educating our community pillars — those who put the lives of others ahead of their own. By enrolling in our Public Safety and Security program, you will be prepared to provide impactful support in times of need.

Secure a rewarding career

A bachelor’s degree in Public Safety and Security can lead to a fulfilling career. Embrace your sense of purpose by helping communities at every level: county, state, private or federal agencies. You can start to make a difference today!

Financing your public safety education

At Goodwin, there are many kinds of financial aid available to students, including grants and scholarships that don’t have to be paid back, student loans that will have to be repaid, and work-study opportunities that provide a regular paycheck. Dedicated financial aid advisors will work with you to create a financial aid package that works for you and your budget.

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Customize your class schedule

At Goodwin, you have the freedom of tailoring your educational journey as you select a focus in Criminal Justice or Homeland and Cyber Security. Your professors will instill and encourage the necessary tools for you to become an effective leader. Earn a rewarding degree at your own pace with day and evening classes on-campus.

Coursework includes:

PSS 360 Risk Reduction through Environmental Design
PSS 390 Research Methods
PSS 450 Public Policy Analysis
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Public Safety and Security graduates can find careers in:

  • Corporate Security
  • Corrections
  • Customs and Border Protection
  • Cyber Crime Investigation
  • Drug Enforcement Agency
  • Emergency Management
  • Fire Science
  • First Responders
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Law Enforcement
  • Security
  • Transportation Security Administration
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Jesline Rosario

“Goodwin’s diverse student body opened my mind and impacted my way of thinking. It was a safe and enriching environment. I was exposed to a variety of beliefs and cultures, all of which were celebrated.”

Public service tuition scholarship program

In support of hard working employees in public service fields, Goodwin University is proud to provide a 25% tuition scholarship to new students enrolling in our Public Safety and Security Programs who work in a related field.

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Start classes May 6!