The Public Safety Administration AAS Degree program covers a number of subject areas, including the following:
The Emergency and Fire Management Services concentration prepares students and individuals currently working in fire services and Emergency Medical Service to be leaders in those agencies. Firefighters and EMTs can receive up to 12 semester credit hours toward a degree.
The Law Enforcement Services concentration provides leadership skills and knowledge to students, as well as individuals working in law enforcement, juvenile justice, or probation and parole who aspire to be leaders in their agencies. Sworn police officers can receive up to 12 semester credit hours toward a degree.
The 911 Telecommunicator Services concentration prepares students and those currently working in emergency communications centers or other public safety organizations to be future leaders in 911 communication centers. A 911 telecommunicator, sworn officer in a public safety organization, firefighter or EMT can receive up to nine credit hours toward a degree.
The Corrections/Detention Services concentration prepares students, as well as practitioners in corrections or detention, to be future leaders in jails, prisons and community corrections centers. Sworn corrections and detention officers can receive up to nine semester credit hours toward a degree.