This is an application for admission to the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Homeland Security Emergency Management program. If you have questions or concerns, please contact us at any time.
Currently Accepting Applications
Contact: Cindy Bassage, Program Support
The Pierce College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Upon request, this publication will be made available in alternate formats.
Admission to the BAS-HSEM program is competitive. Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission, as the number of qualified applicants may exceed the number of available enrollment spaces.
Who is encouraged to apply:
Applicants with an Associate degree in Homeland Security Emergency Management (HSEM) or an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in any HSEM related field.
Current or former members of the U. S. military seeking to build upon education, training and experience gained through military service in the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Navy or Marines or through service in the National Guard.
Also encouraged to apply are individuals interested in or indirectly affiliated with emergency preparedness or disaster management or homeland security.
☐ Submit_a_completed_application_form'>Submit a completed application form for the Homeland Security Emergency Management Bachelor of Applied Science degree program. Note: Please make sure you have completed all elements of the application packet before sending to the HSEM program office.
☐ Official transcripts from a regionally accredited college must be submitted with the application packet (This includes transcripts from courses taken at Pierce College) mailed to:
Note: If some/all transcripts are from other countries they will need to be evaluated. Evaluations can be conducted by any agency in NACES: http://naces.org/members.htm
☐ A personal statement (300-400 words).It is expected that this essay will be well written by the applicant. The statement will articulate the applicant’s personal and professional interests in a Bachelor of Applied Science in Homeland Security Emergency Management (HSEM) degree and the profession of emergency management. The essay’s content, as well as spelling, grammar, and punctuation will be evaluated. The essay should describe the:
Applicant’s background outlining work experience, military service, or volunteer experience.
Personal and professional goals and how this degree relates to those goals.
Work experience or specific attributes that you bring to the program and believe you can bring to the profession.
Any other special considerations you believe will make you a good candidate.
☐ Submit one (1) Letter from a Personal, Professional or Academic reference.
☐ Submit your personal resume.
Background Considerations: Prospective students should be aware that certain criminal behavior and criminal records may prohibit employment opportunities in several homeland security and emergency management occupations. Prospective students are encouraged to research these situations and if they have any questions, then consult with the HSEM program advisor.
SECTION 2- COLLEGE ENROLLMENT HISTORY, CERTIFICATIONS
List all colleges, universities, and vocational/technical schools attended. List any additional institutions on a separate sheet of paper and attach. Please attach official transcripts with your application.
College, vocational, or technical school attended
City and State
Years attended (YY) From: To:
Did you graduate/or will graduate?
____ Yes, Year_____________
____ No, Month/Year
List any additional colleges and vocational / technical schools on a separate document and attach with application.