Public Safety

With over 75 law enforcement, 35+ Fire and EMS agencies along with private ambulance services, the Public Safety Center provides basic, intermediate, and advanced certificates and licensing for first responder professionals.

With a state of the art facility and highly experienced faculty, the Public Safety Center also provides customized training to meet industry needs. First responders protect life, evidence, property or the environment during an emergency.

In addition to technical training, the Public Safety Center also helps train First Responders in important aspects of emergency communications strategy positively affecting our community and supporting the agencies in ensuring the safety and well-being of citizens.


Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement


The Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement programs consists of the AA transfer plan for Criminal Justice, the AAS in Criminal Justice with concentrations in law enforcement, corrections, or juvenile justice, and the following certificate: Basic Peace Officer Licensing. Read more »


Emergency Medical Services


The two-year Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program is designed to prepare individuals as competent, entry-level pre-hospital Emergency Medical Services Practitioners. Read more »


Fire Protection


The AAS degree in Fire and Arson Investigation Technology provides advanced training and education in fire and arson investigation techniques and topics. Read more »


Fire Science & Safety


The goal of the Fire Science and Safety awards is to enhance technical competencies in the following areas: fire suppression, fire prevention, fire service management, life safety, and other related topics. Read more »


Johnny Sessums

Dean, Public Safety Center of Excellence

Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement: 713.718.8377
Emergency Medical Services: 713.718.7694
Fire Protection: 713.718.8092
Fire Science & Safety: 713.718.8092

Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm