Public Safety Pathway


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Public safety involves the prevention and reaction to any emergency that may threaten individual citizens.  Occupations in this field include police officer, EMS personnel, and firefighters.  


Public safety involves managing public and environmental safety workers, anticipating public safety hazards and working to prevent them. There are a variety of career opportunities in many different industries, including government, public or non-profit organizations at the local, state or federal levels. 



Transfer Degrees

Associate of Arts (AA)

Associate of Science (AS)

AA degrees and certificates emphasize in humanities/social sciences, including a foreign language.

AS degrees and certificates emphasize in math/science.


CCC Pathway Course Sequences

  • Administration of Justice 
  • Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • Health Sciences - Paramedic Care 

Public Safety Program Information

  Fire Science Information


University Transfer Guides & Careers and Median Salaries (*Arizona | **National)


Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice Transfer Guide


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Detention Academy

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Fire Science

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Health Services - Paramedic Care Transfer Guide


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*Arizona median salaries are obtained from the Arizona Career Information System (AZCIS).  Navigate to the career choice by OCCUPATIONS (Hover)/Career Clusters/Titles Index/Desired Career.
**National median salaries are obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).


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