Career Options

Assets Protection & Security

Assets Protection graduates are employed by many different companies and government agencies, including leading retailers and manufacturers, financial institutions, hotels and resorts, hospitals, research centers, insurance corporations, and agencies at the federal, state and local levels.

Sample of careers available with this degree:

  • Security director
  • Assets protection manager
  • Risk manager
  • Loss prevention manager

Emergency Medical Care

Emergency Medical Care graduates are qualified to function as field paramedics in a variety of locations and positions. Sample of careers available with this degree:

  • Paramedic
  • EMS supervisor/administrator
  • Flight paramedic
  • Emergency Medical Technician

Fire Arson and Explosion Investigation

Graduates of this program are prepared for a variety of careers in the fire and safety field with a distinct area of specialization.  Sample of careers available with this degree include:

  • Fire investigator (public and private)
  • ATF agent
  • Fire and Arson investigations detective
  • Insurance company consultant

Fire Protection Administration

This program prepares students to be leaders in the fields of fire and emergency services.  Sample of careers with this degree:

  • Firefighter
  • Fire Marshal
  • Fire Investigator
  • Building Inspector

Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology

Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology graduates are prepared to be experts on how to prevent fires, and reduce the damage and danger that occurs when a fire does break out.

Sample of careers available with this degree:

  • Fire Protection and Prevention Systems Designer
  • Fire Protection Technician
  • Insurance company consultant
  • Fire and building code enforcement officers

Homeland Security

Homeland Security graduates are prepared for a number of careers in emergency preparedness and response.  These positions are available at the federal, state and local level, as well as at private corporations and organizations.  Sample of career areas available with this degree:

  • Border and Transportation Security
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Transportation Security Administration
  • Infrastructure Protection
  • Information Technology

 Occupational Safety

Safety specialists and managers are in demand all across the country.  The Occupational Safety degree programs prepares students for a range of careers in the safety and health fields.  Sample of careers with this degree:

  • Safety manager for industrial/manufacturing companies
  • OSHA compliance manager
  • Environmental health and safety officer
  • Construction site safety manager

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