The Emergency Management curriculum, which has emerged from the Fire Protection Technology program, is designed to provide students with a foundation of technical and professional knowledge needed for emergency services delivery in local and state government agencies.

Study involves both management and technical aspects of law enforcement, fire protection, emergency medical services, and emergency planning. Course work includes classroom and laboratory exercises to introduce the student to various aspects of emergency preparedness, protection, and enforcement. Student will learn technical and administrative skills such as investigative principles, hazardous materials, codes, standards, emergency agency operations, and finance.

Careers

Employment opportunities include ambulance services, fire/rescue agencies, law enforcement agencies, fire marshal offices, industrial firms, educational institutions, emergency management offices, and other government agencies. Employed persons should have opportunities for skilled and supervisory-level positions.

Emergency Management

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Emergency Management

Associate Applied Science Degree

Emergency Management (A55460)

Certificate

Emergency Management (C55460)

Contact Information

For further information regarding the Emergency Management Associate Applied Science Degree or Certificate, please contact

Josh Crisp, Director, RESTC/Fire and Rescue Training – APS 100
crisp.josh@gaston.edu
704.922.6258

Ann Davis, Assistant/Coordinator, RESTC – APS 102
davis.ann@gaston.edu
704.922.6256

Helen Hovis, Secretary, RESTC/Fire and Rescue Training – APS 101
hovis.helen@gaston.edu
704.922.6257

Rusty Graham, Instructor, Fire Protection/Emergency Preparedness – APS 119B
graham.rusty@gaston.edu
704.922.2360