Public Safety

Our Public Safety Administration degree is for working professionals specializing in security and loss prevention, corrections, emergency and fire management, or law enforcement. In addition, we have continuing education courses for EMTs and firefighters that allow you to build your skills, navigate complex situations, and lead confidently.

If you are interested in a dynamic and vital career where you can safeguard communities and protect lives, public safety may be for you. Our programs will teach you how to manage emergency responses and crises, focusing on strategic decision-making.

Career Options and Salary Information

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Accelerated Career Training

Step up from a job to a meaningful career. Accelerated Career Training through College and Career Readiness is focused, fast, and free.

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Associate in Arts

Central Piedmont's Associate in Arts degree ensures you transfer to a 4-year institution having already met general education requirements.

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Basic Law Enforcement Training

The Basic Law Enforcement Training is a 16-week police academy for students to complete BLET certification to become a law enforcement officer.

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Criminal Justice Technology

Study local, state, and federal court system laws and operations, including duties and proper communication methods for law enforcement.

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Emergency Medical Science

Central Piedmont's CAAHEP-accredited EMS program offers the opportunity to earn an Associate in Applied Science in Emergency Medical Science.

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Fire Protection Technology

Gain the technical and professional knowledge you need to make decisions regarding fire protection for both public and private sectors.

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Law and Public Safety (Non-Degree)

Central Piedmont offers applied forensics, digital forensics, EMT training, First Responder, Fire Protection, and Law Enforcement.

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Public Safety Administration

Build your skills and credentials to make you an asset to fire or police departments, emergency management organizations and government agencies.

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