The Associate of Science degree with a major in Public Service and Management graduate will be prepared to lead people and manage organizations in a wide variety of career fields - from corporate settings to public service. Anchored in the liberal arts students will examine fundamental elements of management, public service, leadership, and communications. 

  • First Responder Track - Students will capitalize on the courses and experience of assessed credit from a law enforcement or fire academy, first responder, or a recognized national, state, county, or municipal training council academy transcript/certification.
  • Military Track - Students will capitalize on the courses and experience of transfer credit from Military Occupation Specialties (MOS), Naval Ratings and the Navy Enlisted Classification System (NEC) system, Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSC) on a Joint Services Transcript (JST), Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) transcript, or Coast Guard Ratings.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to: 

  • Analyze issues, ideas, artifacts, and events before accepting or formulating an opinion or conclusion. 
  • Write clearly and effectively using language that is context and audience appropriate. 
  • Apply humanistic and artistic knowledge to analyze creative thought and forms of expression. 
  • Integrate a biblical framework into plans for personal and professional character development.
  • Solve quantitative problems from a variety of authentic contexts presented in a variety of formats. 
  • Apply personnel management skills to business challenges. 
  • Analyze the impact of globalization on economics, politics, and national security. 
  • Describe the value of public service to the broader community.