The Platform for Academic Development combines the strengths of the current undergraduate programs for Public Emergency Services Management, Fire Science, and Technology Management and allows for collaborative efforts with the Criminal Justice, Computer, Information Systems, and other existing academic programs.
The Bachelor of Science in Public Emergency Services Management (pdf) prepares individuals for management careers in Public Protection. Recently restructured, this degree meets the needs of several disciplines within the public arena and focuses on management principles for public administration, with particular emphasis in emergency service delivery. This degree is also available through on-line delivery and is being marketed nation-wide.
The Bachelor of Science in Technology Management, Fire Science Specialty (pdf) is imbedded in the Technology Management Department and focuses on technology management principles. Students are allowed to pick an area of specialty to focus their studies and enhance their management skills attainment.
The Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science Fire Science programs provide skill development and proficiency in three specialty areas: Fire Officer, Firefighter/Paramedic, and Wildland Firefighter. These specialties provide the skills necessary to obtain employment and function within the fire and emergency medical service delivery disciplines.