Master - Business Administration Dual Concentration: Business Mgmt & Public Safety Leadership

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Are you seeking an advanced education that could provide you with the opportunity to develop a strong business sense while helping you prepare to seek a career in public safety and security? If so, then you might consider Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Business Management and Public Safety Leadership program. Find out more about this master's degree program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Business Management and Public Safety Leadership program is designed to teach you the administrative skills and knowledge of business practices you could apply to executive or directorial positions in the field. Concentration courses are designed to offer study in emergency management and critical response techniques, public safety manager responsibilities, personnel management, project management, financial management, business economics, and marketing. In the core curriculum, you will learn about leadership theories, decision-making processes, and business planning strategies in addition to managerial practices in accounting, operations, finance, and information technology. A capstone course provides you with the opportunity to apply what you have learned throughout the program in a real or simulated business environment.

What Are the Prerequisites?

While not required, you might have already earned a bachelor's degree before entering the Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Business Management and Public Safety Leadership program. Strong organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills could be important. Though requirements may vary, you should have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

What Are the Course Requirements?

Once enrolled in the Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Business Management and Public Safety Leadership program, you will be required to complete 48 credits. You must complete 30 credits in the core curriculum and nine credits in each of the two concentration areas in this program.

Required Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
MBA 600 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MBA 606 Research and Decision Making
MBA 615 Marketing
MBA 621 Financial and Managerial Accounting
MBA 626 Information Systems and Technology
MBA 631 Operations and Project Management
MBA 639 Managerial Economics
MBA 645 Finance
MBA 690 Strategic Planning
MBA 691 Graduate Capstone Project

Business Management Concentration Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
Select three of the following courses:
MBA 520 Finance and Accounting for Managers
MBA 530 Economic and Statistical Analysis
MBA 540 Management and Marketing
MBA 610 Human Resource Management
MBA 638 Managing Organizational Performance
MBA 652 International Business

Public Safety Leadership Concentration Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
Select three of the following courses:
MBA 610 Human Resource Management
MBA 623 Public Safety Administration
MBA 624 Resource Management for Public Safety
MBA 638 Managing Organizational Performance
MBA 647 Advanced Project Management

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

You could begin to explore senior management or directorial opportunities after graduating from Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Business Management and Public Safety Leadership program. You might apply the knowledge gained in this program to jobs in law enforcement agencies, government agencies, schools, emergency management companies, correctional facilities, or nonprofit organizations. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Corporate Safety Director
  • Campus Safety Director