2024 - 2025 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jul 17, 2024  
2024 - 2025 Catalog and Student Handbook

Public Service and Safety Department


Department Chair: Nicole Mitchell
Office: Technology Center, Room 116A
Address: 855 E. Lavaca St., Beaumont, TX 77705
Phone: (409) 839-2968
FAX: (409) 839-2966
E-mail: pbss@lit.edu

The Public Service and Safety Department offers challenging, yet rewarding, programs in criminal justice , crime scene technician , emergency medical services , fire protection , emergency management , as well as law enforcement . The educational options include certificate programs that can be completed in one or two semesters, two-year associate of applied science degrees that qualify graduates for entry-level positions and a fully transferable associate of science degree.

*Fire and Police Academy students begin instruction prior to the scheduled fall or spring semester first class day and end later than the scheduled last class day. Students are to adhere to the instructional calendar provided during Academy orientation.

 

Police Academy:

Fall dates are August 5, 2024 - December 17, 2024.

Spring dates are January 6, 2025 - May 23, 2025.

 

Fire Academy:

Fall dates are August 19, 2024 - December 12, 2024.

Spring dates are January 13, 2025 - May 15, 2025.

 

Lamar Institute of Technology also requires students to register for the College Success Skills Course (DORI 0200 ) in their first semester. The course is designed to provide students with a thorough orientation to the campus, postsecondary education, and the classroom skills necessary for success. Students that transfer fifteen semester credit hours (15 SCH) from an accredited postsecondary institution with a GPA of 2.0 may be exempt from the College Success Skills Course.

Not sure which public service career option is right for you? Take a look at programs offered within the Public Service & Safety Department and then give us a call or send us an email. We look forward to discussing the many career and educational opportunities available here at Lamar Institute of Technology.

No active programs available.

Criminal Justice

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Awards

Associate of Science

Associate of Applied Science

Level I Certificate

Emergency Medical Services

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Awards

Associate of Applied Science

Level II Certificate

Level I Certificate

Emergency Management and Homeland Security

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Awards

Associate of Applied Science

Level I Certificate

Regional Fire Academy

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Awards

Level I Certificate

Regional Police Academy

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Awards

Level I Certificate