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Emergency Management


Program Information:
Dennis Hopkins
Emergency Management & Basic Law Enforcement Training Programs

Tuesday Sigmon
Coordinator, Counseling & Advisement Services

  1. Emergency Management  
  2. Program Info  
  3. Admission Info  
  4. Career Info  

ept_photo collageEmergency Management

Responding to emergency needs and providing disaster recovery is a major challenge. When devastation from such incidents is so great that local resources cannot handle the response and recovery efforts, local governments turn to state and federal agencies for assistance.

Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Emergency Management program is to provide students effective instruction and essential skills to prepare them with a foundation of technical and professional knowledge needed for emergency services delivery in local, state, and federal government agencies.

The course of study involves both management and technical aspects of law enforcement, fire protection, emergency medical services, and emergency management.

CCC&TI offers three different educational opportunities in this area:
The Emergency Management program is an online program that can be completed in as little as two years. Coursework includes activities that encompass mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery related to any kind of disaster–whether natural, technological, or national security. Emergency Preparedness means being prepared for all kinds of emergencies, able to respond in a time of crisis to save lives and property, and to help a community–or even a nation–return to normal life after a disaster occurs.

For more information about course descriptions, refer to the current CCC&TI Course Catalog.

Application/Admission Process

  • Complete and submit the CCC&TI application for admission.
  • Request an official copy of high school transcript, High School Equivalency, adult high school diploma, and/or college transcripts be mailed to Student Records, CCC&TI.
  • Schedule appropriate placement test(s) with the Testing Center.
  • Complete an interview with the Program Director.
For additional information, please contact:
Dennis Hopkins
Director, Emergency Management & Basic Law Enforcement Training Programs
(Caldwell Campus)
Tuesday Sigmon
Coordinator, Counseling & Advisement Services
(Watauga campus)
Bobbie Watson
Coordinator, Watauga Admissions & Records
828.297-2185 x5280
To learn more information about a career in the Emergency Management field, visit CCC&TI's Career Coach site for the following programs:

Career Coach logo AAS: Emergency Management
Career Coach logo Certificate: Preparedness and Mitigation
Career Coach logo Certificate: Response and Recovery

Gainful Employment Program Information

There are no additional costs for this program outside of tuition, fees, books, and supplies.


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