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Criminal Justice, Law, and Public Safety

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​Programs in the Criminal Justice, Law, and Public Safety areas are designed for students to develop skills necessary to protect lives and property. For more information about careers, job outlooks and earnings in these areas, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook:

Criminal Justice, Law and Public Labor Statistics 


AA to Baccalaureate Programs

Broward College offers the AA degree that transfers to the State University System with the complete 36 credit-hour Baccalaureate General Education requirement. Elective courses can be selected to meet the lower division requirements of baccalaureate degrees in fields such as:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Fire and Emergency Services
  • Pre-Law
  • See an Advisor to make the appropriate course selections.

Career and Technical Education Programs including AS to Baccalaureate Programs

While Certificate and AAS degree programs prepare students for immediate employment, AS degree programs prepare students for employment as well as transfer to specific baccalaureate programs in the Florida College and the State University Systems. Broward College offers the following programs in this cluster:

  • Criminal Justice Technology AS
    • Crime Scene Emphasis (21101)
    • Criminal Justice Emphasis (21102)
    • Polygraph Emphasis (21104)
  • Police Academy PSAV (5269)
  • Correctional Probation Officer Academy PSAV (5282)
  • Correctional Probation Officer Crossover to FL CMS Law Enforcement PSAV (5296)
  • Corrections Officer Academy PSAV (5270)
  • Crossover From Corrections To Law Enforcement PSAV (5278)
  • Police Service Aide Academy PSAV (5271)
  • Law Enforcement Auxiliary Officer PSAV (5301)
  • Emergency Management AS, (2200, 2200E)
  • Fire Science Technology AS (2118)

For some of the program listed above, student must be hired by a municipality and be approved for training.

Program Websites

Contact Us

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General Broward College information: 954-201-7350

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