Public Safety Management Degree


Mt. SAC students can earn a Bachelor Degree online through a partnership with Southern Illinois University Public Safety Management Undergraduate Program (PSM).

This Public Safety Management Program is designed for those who have an interest in a public safety career.  Eligible students can begin the program with a minimum of 26 completed college credits. Public Safety Management Undergraduate Students complete 10 core courses and 6 additional courses in their selected specialization.

Bachelor Degree requires a minimum of 120 units. Contact your SIU Academic Advisor Dr. Mark Rivero to determine your remaining Bachelor Degree requirements.

Required Core Courses for ALL PSM Students

    • Required Core Courses

      Core Courses Required for all PSM Students

      • PSM 302 — Ethics
      • PSM 305 — Developing a Personal Philosophy of Leadership
      • PSM 316 — Applications of Technical Information
      • PSM 332 — Labor Relations for Public Safety
      • PSM 350 — Readings in Public Safety Management
      • PSM 365 — Grant Writing
      • PSM 383 — Data Interpretation
      • PSM 387 — Fiscal Aspects
      • PSM 421 — Professional Development
      • PSM 450 — Analytical Approaches to Public Safety

Students can choose 1 of 3 Specializations Available


To learn more about the bachelor program explore the following areas:

SIU Program Advisor 


Interested in learning more? Set up an appointment today! Contact or visit the SIU Advisor in Public Safety Programs Department Office 28B -214