Associate in Science
The mission of the Emergency Administration and Management Associate in Science degree is to provide degree seeking students general and advanced education background and an understanding of homeland security, including emergency management, disaster planning, counter-terrorism, bio-defense, and human and technical intelligence. The goal of the program is to graduate students to become front line defenders of national security, first responders for when disaster strikes, and professionals with the skills needed to protect critical infrastructures needed in the Northeast Florida region.
The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in the field of emergency services. Graduates of the program may obtain professional positions such as emergency managers, emergency management planners, emergency operations coordinators, environment compliance planners, and emergency management specialists at state, local, federal, and international governments, business and industry, military installations, and health care facilities.
The Emergency Administration and Management program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the government and public administration career cluster. The program provides technical skill proficiency and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning, and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the government and public administration career cluster.
Two technical certificates available within this degree program: Emergency Administrator and Manager (6405) (T.C.) and Homeland Security and Emergency Manager (6404) (T.C.) . Students may pursue the A.S. degree and earn technical certificates while completing the requirements for the degree, or pursue one or more certificates to develop or upgrade their skills in a particular field. Contact an advisor to determine the career education path that is best for you.
Please note that by being enrolled in Emergency Administration and Management (2404) (A.S.) you may automatically meet the requirements for one of the aforementioned technical certificates. If you meet the requirements for a technical certificate, as a result of being enrolled in Emergency Administration and Management (2404) (A.S.) , you may automatically be awarded the technical certificate(s) upon meeting their requirements as well. If you choose to opt out of this automatic awarding of a technical certificate please contact an advisor to do so.
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