Emergency Management employment includes emergency, fire, rescue, and law enforcement agencies, industrial firms, educational institutions, and other government agencies.
The Emergency Management curriculum is designed to provide students with a foundation of technical and professional knowledge needed for emergency services delivery in local and state government agencies. Study involves both management and technical aspects of law enforcement, fire protection, emergency medical services, and emergency planning. An Associate of Applied Science Degree is awarded on completion of this degree.
Course work includes classroom and laboratory exercises to introduce the student to various aspects of emergency preparedness, protection, and enforcement. Students will learn technical and administrative skills such as investigative principles, hazardous materials, codes, standards, emergency agency operations, and finance.
Employment opportunities include ambulance services, fire/rescue agencies, law enforcement agencies, fire marshal offices, industrial firms, educational institutions, emergency management offices, and other government agencies. Employed persons should have opportunities for skilled and supervisory-level positions.
- Emergency Management AAS
- Emergency Management Criminal Justice Certificate
- Emergency Management Fire Certificate
- Emergency Management Certificate
- Emergency Management Certificate Pathway
Please see the catalog for more information about the degree option in this curriculum.