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Emergency Management


  • Associate in Applied Science

Program Description

The Emergency Management curriculum is designed to provide individuals with a foundation of technical and professional knowledge 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. 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 principals, 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. Those already employed in these areas may use this degree to be considered for skilled and supervisory- level positions.

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