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Public Safety Administration


Piedmont Community College’s new Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Public Safety Administration (PSA) is designed to provide students, as well as practitioners, with knowledge and skills in the technical, managerial, and administrative areas necessary for entrance or advancement within various public service sectors.

A PSA student will select one of the four (4) curriculum tracks within the program that most closely relates to their current or intended area of employment:

  • Correction Services
  • Emergency & Fire Management Services
  • Law Enforcement Services
  • Security and Loss Prevention





Do you have training in law enforcement, fire, corrections, EMS? Earn credit for that training and continue your education to increase your ability to earn a leadership role in your field!



Programs Offered

Correction Services

Emergency and Fire Management Services

Law Enforcement Services

Security and Loss Prevention




Employment Outlook

Employment opportunities exist with fire or police departments, emergency management organizations, federal, state and local governmental agencies, industrial firms, correctional facilities, private industries, insurance organizations, educational organizations, security and protective organizations, and through self-employment opportunities.

Program Contacts

Erick Lindsey

Instructor, Criminal Justice Technology

Year Hired 2020

erick.lindsey digat piedmontcc-digdot-edu

(336) 694-5707, ext. 8048



Roy E. Allen

Instructor, Criminal Justice Technology

Year Hired 2017

roy.allen digat piedmontcc-digdot-edu

(336) 322-2194



Walter C. Montgomery

Dean, Technical and Occupational Programs

Year Hired 2012

walter.montgomery digat piedmontcc-digdot-edu

(336) 322-2258


Fall 2020 Curriculum WebAdvisor Schedule

WebAdvisor offers a secure web interface that allows you to access PCC's class schedule. This option provides the most up-to-date information about classes being offered and the number of available seats at the time you view the schedule.

NOT A CURRENT STUDENT? You can view the upcoming semester’s class schedule. See course sections and plan out your schedule. 

YOU ARE A CURRENT STUDENT? Use WebAdvisor to register for classes online!

Fall 2020 Curriculum Schedule - .pdf

Schedule last updated March 19, 2020

The web format is the same as the WebAdvisor format, except all classes are listed alphabetically on one single webpage. For more information on a specific class, please contact the appropriate advisor or you can find additional information within WebAdvisor.

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