Academic Development

The Platform for Academic Development combines the strengths of the current undergraduate programs in Emergency Services and allows for collaborative efforts with various academic departments, such as Criminal Justice, Computer Information Systems, Public Health, National Security and other existing academic programs. 

Bachelor of Science in Public Emergency Services Management

The BS in Emergency Services Administration prepares individuals for leadership roles in  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 available through on-line delivery and is marketed nation-wide. 

There are 3 emphasis available within this degree: 

  • Emergency Leadership 
  • Emergency Care 
  • Disaster Assistance/Emergency Management 

Associate of Science—Emergency Services

The Associate of Science - Emergency Services degree provides our students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to assist them in obtaining a job in Emergency Services, or if already employed, to give them the knowledge, skills, and abilities to advance in their careers. 

Associate of Applied Science—Emergency Services

The Associate of Applied Science-Emergency Services programs provide skill development and proficiency necessary to obtain employment and function within the fire and emergency medical service delivery discipline. 

There are 3 emphasis available within this degree: 

  • Fire Officer 
  • Firefighter/Emergency Care 
  • Wildland Firefighter, and Aviation Fire Officer