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1819 N. Main St.
San Antonio TX, 78212


Welcome to San Antonio College
Protective Services Web site


Regional Fire Academy
Fire Science
Emergency Management and Homeland Security

are the programs that make up this department.

Select a program from the menu on the left to view specific details.


Protective Services Department Vision and Mission Statements

VISION:  The Protective Services Department at San Antonio College will provide excellent educational opportunities that are responsive to the needs of the South/Central Texas Fire Protection and Emergency Management communities and help First Responders with career preparation, advancement, and life-long learning.


The Protective Services Department of San Antonio College is a leader in First Responders professional education offering numerous Associates degrees and certificates. Faculty provides excellent teaching through a variety of institutional delivery methods supporting programs in the areas of:

  • Fire Protection
  • Fire Science
  • Emergency Management
  • Homeland Security

Our diverse faculty is firmly committed to student success. Helping students:


  • Meet educational needs
  • Prepare for careers in Emergency Response
  • Transfer to four-year programs
  • Continue with life-long learning





Contact Information


Martin Davila,

On Campus:

Chance Academic Center (CAC), Rm. 136
Phone:  (210) 486-1692  

Campus Map

Protective Services
      Instructor Resources

Fire Science

Regional Fire Academy
     Faculty and Staff Certificate

Student Resources

Off Campus:
First Responders Academy  (FRA-012)
15775 IH 35 South
Atascosa, TX 78002 


(210) 486-0086

Map to First Responders Academy