Public & Social Services

Change Lives, Starting with Your Own. With employment in public and social services fields forecasted to grow faster than many occupations, now is a great time to begin making a career out of making a difference. Through focused classroom studies and real-world experiences, the Public and Social Services Area of Study at Austin Community College equips you with with essential knowledge and skills  and helps you develop your professional network while still in school.

Get your certification, complete your associate degree, or transfer to a four-year institution. There’s important work to do!


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