Department of Disaster Science & Emergency Services
Training and Research Centers
Training Center for Fire and Hazardous Materials
This training center brings the University, government agencies, and industries together into one comprehensive regional center to integrate educational programs, fire and hazardous materials training, and other related applications of fire and safety technology.
Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy Research
"The Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy Research at The University of Akron is dedicated to create a supportive environment for research, academics, and outreach in Emergency Management and Homeland Security. This Center will support and encourage multidisciplinary endeavors in these fields that will make a positive contribution to society."
The University of Akron / Summit County Sheriff's Office Police Academy
The University of Akron/Summit County Sheriff's Office OPOTA Certified Training Academy is a unique collaboration in law enforcement training. The instructors consist of both experienced law enforcement officers and well-respected University of Akron faculty members.