Public & Social Services

Public & Social Services Change Lives.

Austin Community College Public & Social Services division offers career paths for students ready to make a difference serving their communities. Students who are interested in fire science, social work, or criminal justice should explore these options.

Emergency Response & Disaster Management

Social Services

Paralegal Training

ACC Public & Social Services – Start Here

  • Apply to ACC
  • Meet virtually with your advisor to map out your educational plan
  • Register for classes
  • Apply for financial aid and tuition exemptions if eligible


Inside this Area of Study

ACC is home to the Public Safety Training Center. Located at Hays Campus, this facility provides hands-on training for firefighters, law enforcement, and paramedics. It features a 7,000-square-foot tactical room, 50-yard tactical shooting range, 19-acre emergency vehicle operator course, and specially designed training rooms for different first responders.

ACC Area of Study: Public & Social Services
Public Safety Training Center