Are you a well trained and experienced EMS responder? Looking for that mid/upper level management promotion? Let Piedmont Community College turn your training into college credits applied to the brand new Public Safety Administration degree designed for emergency services personnel. Classes are available face-to-face or completely online!



Click and download the Public Administration Emergency and Fire Management Services program planning guide for course requirements and suggested sequencing.

Public Administration Emergency and Fire Management Services Associate Program Planning Guide (A55480EF)

Outlook for Employment

Employment opportunities exist with fire or police departments, emergency management organizations, federal, state and local governmental agencies, industrial firms, correctional facilities, private industries, insurance organizations, educational organizations, security and protective organizations, and through self-employment opportunities.

Process for Admissions

  • Submit a complete Application for Admission to the Office of Admissions.
  • Submit official transcript(s) of high school education and all post-high school course work to the Office of Admissions if requested. Office GED scores or transcript of courses for the Adult High School Diploma may be submitted in lieu of the high school transcript.
  • Complete the Admission Placement Test.
  • Diploma and certificate admission requirements may vary. Contact the Admissions Office for details.