Department of Public Service and Safety

Department Chair: Kenneth Mason

Office: Technology Center, Room 116A

Address: 855 E. Lavaca St., Beaumont, TX 77705

Phone: (409) 839-2967

FAX: (409) 839-2966


The Public Service and Safety Department offers challenging, yet rewarding, programs in criminal justice, crime scene technology, emergency medical servicesfire protectionhomeland security, and 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.

Lamar Institute of Technology also requires students to register for the College Success Skills Course (DORI 200) 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.