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Andrew Smalling, Associate Dean Public Safety Education and ROTC
Building 22, Room 121
954-201-6798
 
Kelli Newton, Executive Assistant
Building 22, Room 112
954-201-6793​

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Benjamin Botero, Faculty - Criminal Justice

Building 22, Room 124
954-201-6924
 
Patrick McDonald, Faculty - Criminal Justice
Building 22, Room 125
954-201-6795
 
Laura Pazarena, Faculty- Criminal Justice
Building 22, Room 120
954-201-6797
 
Vacant, Army ROTC Advisor
Building 22, Room 123
954-201-6809

Associates Degrees


Public Safety College Degree Programs:

The Broward College Institute of Public Safety offers college degrees or certificates in two areas: Criminal Justice and Fire Science.
Browse through our associate degree programs, all of which are taught at the Institute of Public Safety on Central Campus in Davie.

 

 

Broward College Public Safety Degree Information​

Criminal Justice
Students in classroom.The Criminal Justice Associate of Science Program prepares you to work in the exciting field of law enforcement. Our instructors have all worked in the field and include police chiefs, detectives, judges and lawyers.
Degree programs include:
 
 
 
Criminal Justice Emphasis
 
Receive a well-rounded education in law enforcement. Courses include criminal law, juvenile justice, corrections, terrorism and domestic security and emergency management.
 
 
 
Polygraph Emphasis
 
Learn to detect deception. The Polygraph track features courses on how to structure polygraph interviews and interrogation questions, and how to analyze charts and test results.
 
 
 
Crime Scene Technology Emphasis
 
The Crime Scene track teaches you how to conduct crime scene investigations (CSI). Training is offered in crime scene techniques, forensic photography and visual documentation, and criminal evidence and court procedure.
 
All three tracks share the same core curriculum, some of which include:
 
·         Constitutional Law (police powers)
 
·         Psychology or Sociology
 
·         Basic Speech Communications or Public Speaking
 
Each track requires 64 credits total, including the core curriculum, for an associate degree.
 
Several specialty courses are taught in our Crime Laboratory giving you valuable hands-on experience. A co-op program allows you to do internships with local law enforcement and social service agencies.
 
Our program gets you ready for a variety of jobs, including:
 
·         Police officer
 
·         Deputy sheriff
 
·         Polygraph specialist
 
·         US Customs inspector
 
·         Crime scene technician
 
·         State police/state trooper
 
·         Corrections officer (jail/prison)
 
·         Community/police service aide
 
·         US Immigration and Naturalization inspector
 
Criminal Justice Degrees & Certificate
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PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT
  • Obtain three insurance licenses exam-free
  • Complete your degree in only 24 months
  • Earn your A.S. in Vision Care.
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