Plan of Study: MPS - Public Safety Leadership and Administration
The MPS-Public Safety Leadership and Administration is a 30-credit graduate program designed to be completed in eighteen months of continuous enrollment. UMD’s online learning environment delivers online content through easy to use web-based technology that enables learning in an engaging, interactive environment. Instruction is provided by university faculty and experts in the field.
See the sample plan of study, below. Students should use this as a guide to develop a plan with the program director. The program uses the semester academic calendar with classes held in fall and spring semester (16 weeks each) and Summer Session (two 6-week sessions).
Specific class meeting information (days and time) is posted on UMD’s interactive web service services, Testudo. Once on that site, select “Schedule of Classes,” then the term/year. Courses are listed by academic unit.
Sample Plan of Study
The program uses specific section codes for registration which are listed on the sample plan of study. Actual course offerings are determined by the program and may vary semester to semester. Students should note if a course has a pre-requisite or co-requisite. UMD graduate students in other programs who are interested in registering for courses in this program, see Non-Program Student Registration. For a detailed course description, see Courses.
|Semester||Course Number||Section Code||Credits|
Below is a listing of all program courses. Actual course offerings are determined by the program and may vary. For a detailed course description, see Courses.
|Fall||CCJS631||Ethics in Criminal Justice|
|Fall||CCJS632||Making Sense of Criminal Justice Methods and Statistics|
|Fall||SOCY646||Public Image Management and Policy Solutions|
|Fall||SOCY657||Constitutional Law and Public Safety|
|Spring||CCJS633||Translating Research Into Practice|
|Spring||CCJS658||Civil Legal Issues in Policing|
|Spring||SOCY641||Leadership in Diverse Organizations|
|Spring||SOCY643||Power and Status in Organizations|
|Summer||SOCY***||Applied Research Methods|