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Bachelor of Science in Public Safety in the Philippines

Bachelor of Science in Public Safety (BSPS) is a four-year degree program in the Philippines that will help you acquire knowledge and skills essential to ensuring public safety.

Some examples of subjects that you may take while enrolled in this program include:

  • Criminal Justice System
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Fundamentals of Criminology
  • Criminal Law
  • Forensic Ballistics
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Polygraphy
  • Questioned Documents
  • Descriptive and Inferential Statistics
  • Resource Management
  • Special Laws
  • Arson Investigation
  • Basic Intelligence
  • Police, Fire, Jail Organization and Administration
  • Contemporary Issues and Problems in Public Safety
  • Fundamentals of Public Safety and Social Defense
  • Criminal Evidence
  • Criminal Procedure w/ Moot Court
  • Dactyloscopy
  • Criminal Investigation with BASIC SOCO Procedure
  • Forensic Chemistry & Toxicology
  • Introduction to National Security Administration
  • Conduct
  • Aptitude for the Service
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Drills and Ceremonies

Police Major Subjects:

  • Patrol Operations and Management
  • Police Community Relations, Law Enforcement Ethics and Media Relations
  • Drug Enforcement, Vice Control and Organized Crime
  • Traffic Management
  • Violence Against Women and Children
  • Interpol Operation and Transnational Crimes
  • Marksmanship and Police Tactics

Fire Protection Major Subjects:

  • Introduction to Fire Service, Community and Media Relations
  • Fire Code of the Philippines
  • Fire Prevention and Protection
  • Fire Rescue Techniques and Emergency Services
  • Fire Hydraulics, Apparatus and Equipment/Hazardous Materials, Transportation Hazards & Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Fire Operation Tactics and Strategies, and Firefighters Survival

Jail Management and Penology Major Subjects:

  • Introduction to Jail Service Management, Community and Media Relations
  • Penal Management, Corrections & Rehabilitation
  • Institutional and Community-Based Corrections
  • Inmates Welfare and development, Rights & Privileges
  • Custody, Security and Control, and Jail Incidents and Emergency Cases
  • Probation, Parole, Pardon, & Commutation of Sentence

Aside from taking the subjects mentioned above, you may also be required to undergo several training programs that may include:

  • Cadet Attachment Program (CAP)
  • Special Action Force Operation Orientation Course (SAFOOC)
  • Jungle Environment Survival Training (JEST) Camp
  • Air to Ground Operations Support (AGOS)
  • Crisis Management
  • Disaster Preparedness & Management
  • Basic Rescue Training
  • Close Quarter Battle Training
  • Art of Negotiation
  • Scuba Diving


Qualified graduates of BS Public Safety can find employment at any of the following government agencies:

  • Philippine National Police
  • Bureau of Fire Protection
  • Bureau of Jail Management and Penology

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