Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)


This degree educates individuals on the processes and agencies involved in preparation for and response to natural and man-made disasters.

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What Will I Learn?

This degree provides a general educational framework as well as coursework in emergency management, terrorism and homeland security.

What Can I Do With This Degree?

This degree provides a foundation of knowledge to prepare the student for careers in emergency management. It also serves as knowledge enhancement for individuals with careers in public service or volunteer organizations.

Degree Requirements

The student must complete the prescribed 60 semester credit hours curriculum. All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. Students must complete at least 25% of the program coursework at Lamar Institute of Technology. Students must complete the College Success Skills Course (DORI 200) or be exempt.


Program Credits: 60
Lecture Hours: 58
Lab Hours: 12

Admissions Requirements

There are no specific admissions requirements for this program of study.

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Nicole M Mitchell

Instructor II
Technology Center, Room 212