Homeland Security

Program Contact: Kenneth Mason

Office: Technology Center, Room 116A

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

Phone: (409) 880-8023

E-mail: hmsy@lit.edu

Lamar Institute of Technology was the first college approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Homeland Security. LIT also offers a Certificate of Completion in Homeland Security.

The 60 SCH Associate of Applied Science in Homeland Security and the Certificate of Completion in Homeland Security provide standardized education and training with real-world solutions to Homeland Security and National Defense. The Homeland Security curriculum combines disciplines in communications, emergency management, fire technology, and law enforcement.

The Associate of Applied Science in Homeland Security is recognized by the Texas Workforce Investment Council as meeting the Texas Skills Standards which verifies the knowledge and skill competencies required by industry are included in the curriculum.

All courses in the recommended program of study require a grade of ‘C’ or better.