Emergency Management STEP Program

Discover Your Career Path in Emergency Management

TMCC Students

If you are considering a career in the emergency management field, the Emergency Management STEP (Students Training in Emergency Professions) program offers a comprehensive workshop to provide you with critical information related to industry jobs, along with career counseling and scholarship opportunities. Offered in collaboration with the state of Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR), this workshop serves as a gateway to a rewarding career in emergency management, one of the fastest-growing career fields in the country with excellent employment opportunities in both public and private businesses.

What Are Emergency Management Careers?

Careers in emergency management span various sectors, including government, fire protection, law enforcement, healthcare, and technology. The workshop, equivalent to a college mini-course, will introduce you to these diverse career tracks and illustrate how entry-level training can be a stepping stone on the path to a rewarding career. 

Career Pathways

Completing an eligible Skills Certificate in the area of public safety or healthcare allows you to seamlessly transition to earn an associate or bachelor’s degree, including TMCC’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Emergency Management (BAS-EM).

Workshop Benefits

When you participate in this online workshop, which can be completed before or during enrollment in a one-semester eligible Skills Certificate in a Public Safety or healthcare-related discipline, you will engage in:

  • Personalized career counseling and job/education training
  • Pre- and post-evaluation surveys to assess program impact on your understanding and interest in pursuing a career related to emergency management


  • You must be a Nevada Resident
  • You must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • You must be pursuing an entry-level Emergency-Related Skills Certificate

Interested in Applying for the EM STEP Program?

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Upon successful completion of  the free workshop, you will earn a stipend to cover your tuition and associated cost of eligible Skills Certificate (books, uniforms, exam fees, and other expenses) through the EM STEP Program.

If you have any questions regarding eligibility or for assistance with your application, please contact Gemmy Domingo, TMCC Emergency Management STEP Program Manager at 775-857-4967.