In the Accelerated Bachelor of Science Degree Completion Program leadership in emergency services major, you will gain the background and skills necessary to grow into leadership positions in fire, rescue, public safety, and Emergency Medical Services fields. This curriculum provides the coursework and experience for you to pursue a supervisory or management career in an array of emergency services agencies. As a graduate of this program, you will be prepared to apply for graduate studies in Philadelphia University’s Master of Science degree in Disaster Medicine and Management.
Get the Credit Your Deserve: To be admitted, you must have a minimum of 30 transferable credits. You can transfer up to 72 credits.
Schedule for Your Busy Life: Eight-week terms; afternoon, evening and Saturday morning classes; and online courses enable you to schedule your education around life and career demands.
Learn from the Real-world: Experienced faculty give insight into the field, while collaborative projects help develop practical skills while building your network.
To earn a Bachelor of Science degree, you must complete a minimum of 120 credits. These credits are acquired through transfer of credits from previously attended accredited colleges, universities and institutes, and through courses taken at Philadelphia University. Specific course requirements are listed below. Remaining credits are satisfied with elective courses.
General Requirements: College-level courses in writing, math, science, history, social science, humanities, and information systems are required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
General Education Core: 15 credits
Continuing Professional Studies Core: 18 credits
*Major Courses: 15 credits
*Major courses for this program are only available at Philadelphia University’s Main Campus in East Falls.