Applying for Admission

Before applying to any of our programs, you must complete the EFSC application process. Please see each program for specific admissions requirements and procedures.

Public Safety Institute

Are you exploring a career in public safety
or need to advance in your current job?

Whether you're just getting started or have years of experience, Eastern Florida State College's Public Safety Institute has the educational and hands-on training you need. Many programs are limited access and require an increased level of background checks, testing and screening to ensure you'll meet agency and state requirements to work in the field after graduation. Explore our programs and training by matching up your goals with the choices below and get in touch if you have questions.

I want hands-on training to become a:

Law Enforcement Student Corrections Student Fire Fighter Student
Law Enforcement
Officer

Correctional Officer
Fire Fighter
Paramedic Student EMT Student Public Safety Dispatcher Student
Paramedic
Emergency Medical
Technician

Public Safety 911
Dispatcher

Crime Scene Tech Student Paralegal Students Security Officer Student
Crime Scene
Technologist

Paralegal
Security Officer


I already work in the field or want to cross-over to an added certification:

Advanced and Specialized Training Student Fast-Track Equivalency of Training Program Students Cross-over Programs for Corrections and Law Enforcement Students
Advanced &
Specialized
Professional Training
Fast-Track
Equivalency of
Training Program
Cross-over Programs
for Corrections & Law
Enforcement


I want to earn an Associate or Bachelor Degree:

Criminal Justice Technology Students Fire Science Technology Students Paralegal Students
Criminal Justice
Technology A.S.

Fire Science
Technology A.S.

Paralegal A.S.
(Career advancement degrees; do not lead
to officer or firefighter certification)
Emergency Medical Services Students Public Safety Management Students
Emergency Medical
Services A.S.
Public Safety
Management B.A.S.
(Graduates eligible for
paramedic/EMT state licensing process)
 

Contact Us

Public Safety Institute
EFSC, Melbourne Campus
3865 N. Wickham Road, Building 8
Melbourne, FL 32935
321-433-5636


Upcoming Classes and Deadlines

Correctional Officer
Fall 2018 Classes Start:
September 24, Apply Now 

EMT & Paramedic Programs

Application Deadlines:
EMT Spring 2019: Oct. 30, 2018, 4 PM
EMT Summer 2019: Feb. 28, 2019, 4 PM
EMT Fall 2019: July 1, 2019, 4 PM
Paramedic Fall 2019: July 1, 2019, 4 PM

Fire Academy
Spring 2019 Application Deadline: Dec. 4

Law Enforcement Academy/Full-Time
Due to the high demand for training and class size requirements, placement is limited. The first step for applicants is screening through the Brevard Police Testing and Selection Center. Beginning the academy selection process as soon as possible increases the chance of getting into the academy class of choice.
Classes start:

Fall Full-time Academy:
September 24, 2018 Start: Apply Now

911 Public Safety Telecommunications Academy
We continuously accept applications for upcoming academies

Public Safety programs without a specialized application process follow the College's general admissions process and deadlines.