Public Service & Safety Programs at Lamar Institute of Technology

Want to get started or move ahead in a challenging career in criminal justice, homeland security, fire protection or law enforcement? The Public Service and Safety Department offers degree and certificate programs that prepare you for federal, state, local or private sector jobs.

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Serve and protect in a rewarding career.

Public service offers meaningful work where you can help people and communities—and with job security. Some of the many options include:

  • Corrections
  • Law enforcement
  • Emergency medical services
  • Fire protection
  • Customs and border protection
  • Citizen and immigration services
  • Domestic nuclear detection
  • Emergency communications and management
  • Intelligence and analysis
  • Operations and planning and more.

Degrees & Certificates

Lamar Institute of Technology's Public Service and Safety Department has 12 degree and certificate programs in Criminal Justice, Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Academy, and Police Academy.

See the course syllabi for courses in these programs to learn more about what to expect from your learning experience here at LIT.

Learn about tuition and fees for these programs at LIT, and explore financial aid funding options to help you through.

Meet our experienced faculty and staff who you will learn from as you work towards completing your program here at LIT.

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Nicole Mitchell

Academic Department Chair
Technology Center, Room 116A