Emergency Service Administration BAS - Academic Plan
Total Credits = 60
The BAS degree in Emergency Service Administration offers a comprehensive program to prepare a new generation of leaders in the field of emergency services in both governmental agencies and private sectors. Students will obtain a wellrounded learning experience and training related to proactive strategic planning for disaster prevention and reduction. The curriculum blends theoretical perspectives with professional practice to enhance resiliency for communities and leverage capabilities and resources to deal with emergency situations. Students will learn how to tackle crisis requiring multi-agency collaboration and coordination. Additionally, the curriculum provides the foundation and skills for professionals in emergency services to advance into leadership positions and practice proactive leadership in unpredictable and catastrophic situations to minimize risk to responders and the public.
The program is delivered online. The BAS program (a total of 120 credit hours) offers a flexible upper level 60-credit-hour degree designed specifically for students who have earned an associate degree from a regionally accredited institution in Criminal Justice, Emergency Management and Planning, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Science Technology, Homeland Security/Emergency Management, Law Enforcement, Paramedicine, Public Safety, Wildland Safety, or closely related degree.
Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time Track)
Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time Track)
- *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
- ACC currently uses a prior learning assessment (PLA) process for students requesting credit for college level learning achieved outside of the classroom through work and life experience.
- Program is online.
- Total ESA Degree Credits + Prior Associate Degree Credits = 120 BAS Degree Total Credits. Student must have Associate Degree from a regionally accredited instituion in Criminal Justice, Emergency Management and Planning, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Science Technology, Homeland Security/Emergency Management, Law Enforcement, Paramedicine, Public Safety, Wildland Safety, or closely related degree.