Our certificates in Homeland Security and Emergency Administration and Management are part of our A.S. Degree in Emergency Administration and Management. Our A.S. degree transfers to our bachelor's degree in Public Safety Administration.
Learn what's in place on the federal, state and local levels to manage disaster preparedness and recovery. Our Associate in Science Degree in Emergency Administration and Management gives current and future emergency professionals a credential to get ahead in their careers. We offer two specialties: emergency administration and management or homeland security.
Our programs prepare you for jobs as emergency management directors, planners and specialists or security management specialists. To become certified as an emergency manager through the National Coordinating Council on Emergency Management (NCCEM), you need work experience.
Due to state authorization requirements for distance learning that are
particular to each state, students who reside in Massachusetts,
Minnesota and Nevada cannot enroll in online classes at St. Petersburg
College as long as they are residents of those states.
With our Emergency Administration and Management A.S. Degree and Certificate you will learn to:
Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Spring 2014 (480)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Spring 2014 (480), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.
firstname.lastname@example.org -Charles Crowther, Lead Instructor, 727-341-4507Brian Frank, Dean, 727-341-4503
The Associate in Science degree program allows students to not only graduate with an AS degree, but also be able to meet the entrance requirements to continue the BAS degree in Public Safety. Additional information on the PSA-BAS degree may be found here.
The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.
If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.
Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Florida CIP Code
Federal CIP Code
43.0302: Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management.
Job Related Opportunities
1. Complete SPC application.
2. Take SPC placement test.
3. Attend an advising session with the Lead Instructor, SEPSI Advisor or Dean.
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSCommunications - Composition
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSCommunications - Speech
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSHumanities and Fine Arts
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSMathematics
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSEthics
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSComputer/Information Literacy Competency
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSEnhanced World View
SUPPORT COURSESSociology (Complete 3 credits)
MAJOR CORE COURSESComplete 15 credits
Select ONE of the following Subplans
SUBPLANSelect one subplan from below (Complete 27 credits)
SUBPLAN CORE COURSESSubplan: Emergency Administration & Management (Select 24 credits)
SUBPLAN ELECTIVE COURSESSubplan: Emergency Administration & Management (Select 3 credits)
SUBPLAN CORE COURSESSubplan: Homeland Security (Select 24 credits)
SUBPLAN ELECTIVE COURSESSubplan: Homeland Security (Select 3 credits)
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