Public safety workers prevent danger and protect the well-being of community members. There are many career paths including law enforcement, firefighting, public safety, homeland security, and emergency response. If you are interested in helping to keep others safe, this may be the right occupation for you.
Some of our students graduate and seamlessly transfer all of their credits to a 4-year school. Others complete a degree or certificate that prepares them for employment immediately after graduation. Online, evening, and summer classes provide flexibility for working and part-time students. Get started today!
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Associate in Arts
Associate in Science
Associate in Applied Science
Criminal Justice Career Certificate
Criminal Justice Studies Certificate of Achievement
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Fire Science Management
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What Jobs Can I Get?
Maintain order and protect life and property by enforcing local, tribal, state, or federal laws and ordinances. Perform a combination…
Inspect buildings to detect fire hazards and enforce local ordinances and state laws, or investigate and gather facts to determine…
Plan and direct disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for…
Control and extinguish fires or respond to emergency situations where life, property, or the environment is at risk. Duties may…
Guard, patrol, or monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules. May operate x-ray and metal detector equipment.
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in firefighting and fire prevention and control.
Robby was accepted by four universities but chose to attend PCCC instead. “It just made financial sense. I didn’t want to graduate from college and be trapped by debt.”
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