This program is designed for individuals interested in beginning a career in the field of homeland security and emergency management and additionally for those currently in an emergency response profession seeking to update or broaden their skills. The Associate of Applied Science degree and certificates will prepare students for real-world decision making and problem-solving skills which will allow them to be valuable assets to any organization they serve. Courses focus on educating students on how to implement and coordinate resources necessary for preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery from disasters and threats to our nation's security.
People who work in the homeland security and emergency management fields prepare for, prevent and react to everything from pandemics, hurricanes and terrorism. These professionals help reduce our nation's vulnerabilities and minimize the damage from natural and man-made events. Many homeland security jobs are with federal, state and local governments. There are also many opportunities in private companies and nonprofit organizations as well.
|Degrees & Certificates||Delivery Mode|
|Homeland Security and Emergency Management (AAS)
60 credit hours, two years full time
Other U.S. locations (Elmendorf AFB, Fort Lee, Fort Leonard Wood, Fort Polk, Fort Richardson, Fort Rucker, Fort Stewart, Hunter AAF)
|Homeland Security and Emergency Management (CC)
32 credit hours, one year full time
Other U.S. locations (Fort Lee)
|Emergency Management (CC)
16 credit hours, one semester full time
|Homeland Security (CC)
18 credit hours, one semester full time
For specific program information about CTC’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management programs, phone 254-526-1789 or email [email protected]
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Central Texas College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees and certificates of completion. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Central Texas College.