Public Safety Management, Postgraduate Certificate

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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organization&Management Public Fire Protection
  • Strategic Planning for the Fire Service
  • Issues in Public Safety Professional Responsibility
  • Issues in Public Safety Management
  • Public Information Dynamics
  • Urban and Regional Economic Development
  • Seminar/Research Project in Public Safety Management I
  • Seminar/Research Project in Public Safety Management II
  • Seminar/Research Project on Comparative Public Safety Systems
  • Personnel Administration and Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector
  • Fiscal Management for Local Government
  • Law and Public Health
  • Safety Organization and Administration

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    12 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Book IELTS

Academic Requirements

  • Admission to the University of New Haven Graduate School requires that applicants hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or from a foreign institution that is recognized by its jurisdictional Ministry of Education for granting baccalaureate degrees. 
  • Individual programs may have additional requirements for admission, details of which are included in the program listings in this catalog. 
  • For most programs, admission decisions are based primarily on an applicant’s undergraduate record. 
  • A prospective student who is currently completing undergraduate study should submit an official transcript complete to the date of application.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    870 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 870 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National Applies to you

    870 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 870 USD per credit and a duration of  .
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Living costs for New Haven

  • 1380 - 2110 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans.

  • ·Federal loans
  • ·Private education loans
  • ·Institutional financing plan

There were fewer than 10 graduates in this program. Median amounts are withheld to preserve the confidentiality of graduates.

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