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Public Safety Administration

Overview

Piedmont Community College’s new Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Public Safety Administration (PSA) is designed to provide students, as well as practitioners, with knowledge and skills in the technical, managerial, and administrative areas necessary for entrance or advancement within various public service sectors.

A PSA student will select one of the four (4) curriculum tracks within the program that most closely relates to their current or intended area of employment:
 

  • Correction Services
  • Emergency & Fire Management Services
  • Law Enforcement Services
  • Security and Loss Prevention

 

 


 

 

Do you have training in law enforcement, fire, corrections, EMS? Earn credit for that training and continue your education to increase your ability to earn a leadership role in your field!

 

 

Programs Offered

Correction Services

Emergency and Fire Management Services

Law Enforcement Services

Security and Loss Prevention

 

 


 

Employment Outlook

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.

Program Contacts

Erick Lindsey

Instructor, Criminal Justice Technology

Year Hired 2020

erick.lindsey digat piedmontcc-digdot-edu

(336) 694-5707, ext. 8048

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Roy E. Allen

Instructor, Criminal Justice Technology

Year Hired 2017

roy.allen digat piedmontcc-digdot-edu

(336) 322-2194

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Walter C. Montgomery

Dean, Technical and Occupational Programs

Year Hired 2012

walter.montgomery digat piedmontcc-digdot-edu

(336) 322-2258

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Fall 2020 Curriculum WebAdvisor Schedule

WebAdvisor offers a secure web interface that allows you to access PCC's class schedule. This option provides the most up-to-date information about classes being offered and the number of available seats at the time you view the schedule.

NOT A CURRENT STUDENT? You can view the upcoming semester’s class schedule. See course sections and plan out your schedule. 

YOU ARE A CURRENT STUDENT? Use WebAdvisor to register for classes online!

Fall 2020 Curriculum Schedule - .pdf

Schedule last updated July 15, 2020

The .pdf format is the same as the WebAdvisor format, except all classes are listed alphabetically on one single .pdf / webpage. For more information on a specific class, please contact the appropriate advisor or you can find additional information within WebAdvisor. 

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Explanation of Methods of Course Delivery

Face-to-Face.
You are in the classroom with an instructor for every class. Transportation to campus is needed for face-to-face classes.

Hybrid:
A combination of Face-to-Face and Online (more than 50% online). You will have contact with your instructor in the classroom and will need to be motivated to complete course work online, outside of the classroom. Internet access is needed for hybrid classes.

Blended:
A combination of Face-to-Face and Online (less than 50% online). Stay motivated and stay in communication with your instructor!

ITV:
Multiple classrooms to learn from one instructor - Students are in a classroom and the instructor location will vary. He/She may be with you face-to-face on some dates and in another classroom communicating with you through two-way audio/video technology. Transportation to campus is needed for face-to-face classes.

Online:
Class is available online 24x7 – Students must be motivated to complete their work on their own with the ability to communicate with the instructor and other students via Blackboard, an online program. Internet access is needed for online classes.