Emergency Management/Homeland Security

Program Type: Face-to-Face, Fully Online
Program Level: Degrees, Online
Department: Protective Services
Institute: Public Service
College: SAC

What is the Emergency Management/Homeland Security program?

The Emergency Management/Homeland Security Administration Degree is designed to prepare the student for a career in disaster preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.

What will I learn?

The student will receive course study in risk management and prioritization, multi-agency coordination, disaster planning, terrorist threat analysis, and terrorist ability and willingness to acquire and use weapons of mass destruction. Please complete the Personal Information Form and return via email attachment to the listed email, or submit with submit button if you have the required software.

What can I do with this course of study?

Emergency Management and Homeland Security is one of the fastest growing career fields. It is becoming a valued asset in both the public and private sectors. The Emergency Management /Homeland Security program has a 2 + 2 agreement with West Texas A&M. After achieving an AAS degree from SAC, the student may continue to work toward a bachelor degree from West Texas A&M.

What's special about program?

The Emergency Management and Homeland Security Administration Degree was the first degree of its kind in the state of Texas. It focuses on an all hazards approach to disasters.

Emergency Management and Homeland Security is one of the fastest growing career fields.
Degrees and Certificates

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Contact Us


Pauline Kline
Program Coordinator

Oppenheimer Center Room 227

Office Phone:

(210) 486-1692 or (210) 486-0082  


Emergency Management Registration Process due to COVID-19

If you have questions regarding the program or have decided that you would like to attend the Emergency Management Program this coming Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 Semester. Please contact us by e-mail: sac-protsvcs@alamo.edu

General Admission

Whether you are attending college for the first time or you are a returning/continuing student, we are here to help you complete the admission process. HOW TO APPLY


The SAC Advising Department will be offering virtual walk-in Advising on Mondays from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. Please contact Advising for assistance: ADVISING                 

Summer Online Courses Being Offered:                              

EMAP 1440 Disaster Exercise Design/Eval               

EMAP 2301 Leadership/Communication  

Fall Online Courses Being Offered:

HMSY 1337 Intro. to Homeland Security

HMSY 1341 Critical Insfrastructure

HMSY 1338 HS Emergency Communications

HMSY 1342 Understand/Combat Terrorism

HMSY 1340 HS Intelligence Operations

Tuition Exemption:

Tuition Exemption Process: Click Here to see and download form.

Tuition Exemption Form: Click Here  to see and download form.