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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Safety Leadership Certificate

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Total Credits: 16

Major Number: 5802
CIP Code: 43.0302

Program Description

This certificate presents a good overview of information for potential or current leaders in the public safety field. It provides formal recognition that the student has a basic understanding of public safety leadership.
Should the student elect to proceed with the program and seek a degree, this certificate fits into the Public Safety Associate in Applied Science Degree as a specialty track.

Program Prerequisites


Special Instructions


Program Requirements

Total Credits: 9

Total Credits: 7

MnTC/General Education Requirements


MnTC Elective Requirements


Additional Elective Requirements


Additional Requirements


Program Information

Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  • Analyze lifelong ethical and professional responsibilities of public safety personnel.
  • Demonstrate effective decision making, critical thinking, and communication skills in written and verbal form.
  • Examine the interactions between public safety agencies.
  • Understand hiring practices, training evolutions, subcultures, attitudes and orientation of public safety agencies.

Program Contact Information

Neil Bauer 651.779.3494 Room 3563 East
Mary Vukelich 651.779.3981 Room 1229 East

Sample Plan

Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.

Semester 1

Total Credits: 16


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.

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