Program Overview

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Emergency Management includes courses in Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Fire Science, and Criminal Justice. Additional classes in Geographic Information Systems, Business Communications, Ethics, and General Education ensure graduates are ready to handle the real-world demands of this complex and challenging field.

All Emergency Management and Homeland Security courses are offered as Distance Learning Hybrid classes (DIL/HYD). The majority of the coursework is conducted online, with three to five required on-campus meetings per course for orientation, classes, labs, etc.

The on-campus meetings are held at multiple locations throughout the ACC district. Locations for each course section are listed in the ACC course schedule. Some classes will be conducted at ACC’s Public Safety Training Center at the Hays campus , a state-of-the-art facility that includes a functioning Emergency Operations Center for hands-on disaster response exercises.

Degree Map

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