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Are you driven by a sense of justice or a desire to help people? If you feel called to help protect your community during times of crisis, a major in our public safety program is the best choice for you.

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Degree Choices

Associate in Arts DegreeAssociate in Arts degrees are two-year degree programs that set students on a targeted path towards a four-year degree program at a state university.
Associate in Science DegreesAssociate in Science degrees are two-year degree programs that are “career ready,” meaning they prepare students for direct entry into the workforce. They also help prepare students for additional studies, if they choose to continue their education at a state university.
College Credit CertificatesCollege credit certificates are programs, typically one year in length, that provide instruction on professional and technical skills. These certificates are paired with a related A.S. degree program, and completion of a certificate allows you to apply the equivalent amount of credits toward completion of the partner A.S. degree.
Post-Secondary Adult VocationalPSAV certificates are generally less than one year in length and are designed to prepare you for employment in selected occupational skill areas. The curriculum is heavily oriented toward problem solving and skill application.

This program may be right for you if…