Public Service and Safety
The curriculum in the Public Service and Safety pathway includes studies in physical and mental training, fire protection technology, public safety management and criminal justice. Programs emphasize topics and skills in safety, hands-on training, fitness, community outreach, social justice, laws and regulations, and emergency care.
Most careers in this pathway can be entered on program completion, though some require advanced credentials and are designed for students intending to transfer.
- Program Award definitions can be found on the Types of Degrees and Certificates webpage.
- To sort/filter the table below, click the funnel icon under the column header.
Degree and Certificates
|Program Title||Program Award||Division||Financial Aid Eligible|
|Administration of Justice||A.S.-T Degree||Social Sciences||Yes|
|Administration of Justice - Corrections||A.S. Degree||Social Sciences||Yes|
|Administration of Justice - Law Enforcement||A.S. Degree||Social Sciences||Yes|
|Fire Academy||Skill Certificate||Special Programs||No|
|Fire Technology||A.S. Degree||Special Programs||Yes|
|Fire Technology||Certificate of Achievement||Special Programs||Yes|
|Human Services (Social Work)||A.S. Degree||Social Sciences||Yes|
|Human Services (Social Work)||Certificate of Achievement||Social Sciences||Yes|
|Law, Public Policy, and Society||A.A.-T Degree||Social Sciences||Yes|
|POST Certified Basic Police Academy||Certificate of Achievement||Special Programs||Yes|
|Interpreter (Spanish)||Certificate of Achievement||Language & Communication Studies||Yes|
|Political Science||A.A. Degree||Social Sciences||Yes|
|Emergency Medical Technician B||Skill Certificate||Nursing & Allied Health||No|
|Leadership||Skill Certificate||Student Services||No|
|Social Justice Studies - Chicana/o Studies||A.A.-T Degree||Social Sciences||Yes|
|Issues in Family Violence||Certificate of Achievement||Social Sciences||Yes|
|Philosophy||A.A.-T Degree||Social Sciences||Yes|