Hear from University of Maryland University College public safety students who have applied the skills and knowledge they've gained from their criminal justice, emergency management, homeland security, investigative forensics, and legal studies coursework to their careers in public service.
I transferred 15 credits to UMUC based on my experience and training in the Army. It was a fairly easy process. My UMUC advisor showed me the paperwork I needed to do. I turned it in, and the next day, my transferred credits showed up online.
Active-Duty Servicemember, Automated Logistic Specialist, Army
Criminal Justice Bachelor's Degree
Public safety degrees work very well for people who have been working in the field and need that academic credential.
Susan Blankenship, DM
Program Chair, Investigative Forensics, Public Safety Administration, and Homeland Security, and Collegiate Professor
Student and police Lt. Eric Kowalczyk discusses a specific tool he learned at UMUC that is now essential in his work.