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CSU Welcomes Public Safety Training and Development Students

Columbia Southern University is proud to serve Public Safety Training and Development students in their academic endeavors. We are committed to making the transition to CSU as smooth as possible. To facilitate your move, CSU is offering the following benefits:

  • 10% tuition reduction of CSU regular tuition rate.
  • CSU maximizes your previously earned PSTD credits to CSU
  • Dedicated admissions advisors to work with your specific program
  • Career Planning and Development Services through CSU Career Services
  • An abundance of new and exciting graduate and undergraduate degrees programs

CSU also offers:

  • Flexible Learning
  • Textbooks Provided
  • No ACT, SAT, GRE or GMAT Required
  • Assistance with TA and VA Benefits
  • Math and Writing Assistance Available

Course Equivalencies

COURSE ID# PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT COURSES HOURS CSU COURSE ID CSU EQUIVALENT SEMESTER HOURS AWARDED EQ. LEVEL
9516 or 3785 Chief Officer 60 FIR 4303 Fire & Emergency Services Administration or Elective 3 UL
3780 Analytical Approaches to Public Fire Protection 48 FIR 4307 Analytical Approaches to Public Fire Protection or Elective 3 UL
4045 Personnel Management for the Fire & Emergency Services 45 FIR 4302 Fire Service Personnel Management or Elective credits 3 UL
NFA4023 NFA (0467) ICS-400: Advanced ICS for Command & General Staff, Complex Incidents 16 x Elective 1 LL
703 Aerial Operations 40 x Elective 3 LL
1302 Apparatus Operations 45 x Elective 3 LL
2120 Building Construction for the Fire Service 45 FIR 3302 Building Construction 3 LL
1510 Codes and Standards 45 FIR 4311 Fire Code Enforcement 3 LL
3533 Community Risk Reduction for the Fire Service 45 FIR 3307 Community Risk Reduction for the Fire and Emergency Services 3 LL
2720 Company Officer 45 x Elective 3 LL
2521 Construction Documents and Plans Review 45 x Elective 3 LL
2741 Fire Service Course Design 45 x Elective 3 LL
2770 Ethical & Legal Issues for the Fire Service 45 FIR 3311 Legal Aspect of Fire Protection 3 LL
1793 Fire & Life Safety Educator I 45 x Elective 3 LL
2794 Fire & Life Safety Educator II 24 x Elective 1 LL
2111 Fire Chemistry 45 FIR 3301 Fire Behavior & Combustion 3 LL
4845 Fire Prevention and Organization Management 45 FIR 3306 Fire Prevention Organization and Management 3 LL
1505 Fire Prevention Practices 45 FIR 3303 Introduction to Fire Prevention 3 LL
1740 Fire Service Course Delivery 45 x Elective 3 LL
1301 Fire Service Hydraulics 45 FIR 3304 Fire Protection Hydraulics/Water Supply 3 LL
1810 Firefighting Tactics and Strategies I 45 x FIR 3312 Fire Ground Tactics I   3 LL
2811 Firefighting Tactics and Strategies II 45 x Elective 3 LL
6741 Florida Health and Safety Officer 40 x Elective 3 LL
6742 Florida Incident Safety Officer 45 x Elective 3 LL
7529 Legal Issues for the Safety Officer 45 x Elective 3 LL
NFA4022 NFA (0465) ICS-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents 24 x Elective 1 LL
2610 Fire Investigation: Origin and Cause 45 FIR 4305 Fire Investigation and Analysis 3 LL
9896 Fire Safety Inspector NFPA 1 and 101 8 x n/a n/a n/a
9572 Florida State-Wide Emergency Response Plan (SERP) 8 x n/a n/a n/a
4807 Courage to Be Safe 4 x n/a n/a n/a
407 Arson Investigation 45 x Elective 3 LL
1540 Private Fire Protection Systems I 45 FIR 3305 Fire Protection Structures and Systems 3 LL
3720 Strategic Planning 60 x Elective 3 LL
2541 Private Fire Protection Systems II 45 x Elective 3 LL
406 Post Blast Investigations 45 x Elective 3 LL
3003 Political and Legal Foundations to Fire Protection 45 FIR 4301 Political and Legal Foundations of Fire Protection 3 LL
9884 Quantitative Analysis 45 x Elective 3 LL
4045 Personnel Management for the Fire & Emergency Services 45 FIR 4302 Fire Prevention Personnel Management 3 LL
2706 Public Information Officer 45 x Elective 3 LL
2630 Latent Investigations 45 x Elective 3 LL
3530 Live Fire Training Instructor Program 45 x Elective 3 LL
3842 Live Fire Training Instructor Refresher 8 x n/a n/a n/a
 

 

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