Public & Social Services

Change Lives, Starting with Your Own. With jobs in public and social services fields forecasted to grow faster than ever over the next decade, now is a great time for you to start a career that makes a difference. Through hands-on classroom studies and real-world experiences, the Public and Social Services Area of Study at Austin Community College equips you with essential knowledge and training. Learn and foster your skills while we help you develop your professional network so you can enter your field with the confidence and opportunity to succeed.

Get your certification, complete your associate degree, or transfer to a four-year institution from ACC’s prestigious and in-depth credit programs. There’s important work to do, get it done it at ACC!


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