Learn to lead people and manage organizations in a wide variety of industries and career fields. The Associate of Science in Public Service and Management is specifically designed for people in first responder occupations, allowing them to leverage their training and experience as credits toward a college degree. Not only will you graduate with the soft skills to manage people and processes effectively, you’ll also be an adept critical thinker who understands the impact public service on the broader community.

  • Flexible, fully online learning format
  • 60 credit hour program
  • Maximize your certifications and turn them into transfer credit 



  • Analyze issues and events before forming a conclusion or an opinion
  • Communicate clearly and use language that is appropriate for the context and audience
  • Understand and evaluate the impact of globalization on economics, politics, and national security


Experts have designed this program to help you advance your current career path as a first responder and be ready for opportunities to lead and grow as a professional. Most students in this program are pursuing careers as police officers, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), paramedics, firefighters, corrections officers, and more.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),   www.hlcommission.org, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at   www.indwes.edu/about/iwu-profile/accreditation.