Parking Update: To ease parking congestion on EFSC's Melbourne Campus, students, faculty and staff may park in the large King Center lot. Additional parking is also available at the Tennis Complex accessed from Post Road near Sherwood Elementary. Please be sure your parking permit is on your vehicle and remember that parking is only allowed in marked spaces, and is not allowed on the grass. Thank you for your patience and courtesy during this busy period.

Public Safety Institute Program Listing

EFSC's Public Safety Institute offerings include Associate in Science Degrees, Applied Technology Diplomas, Postsecondary Adult Vocational Certificates, College Credit Certificates and more. To learn about our programs, use the links below.

Brevard Police Testing & Selection Center (CJBAT Testing)

  • Initial Testing for Law Enforcement & Corrections Applicants
  • Background Screening for Law Enforcement Applicants Entering the Police Academy
  • Background Checks for Corrections & Fire Fighter Academy Applicants
  • Equivalency of Training Approvals

Criminal Justice

Associate in Science
      • Criminal Justice Technology  
      • Crime Scene Technology

College Credit Certificates (CCC)
Crime Scene Technician 
      • Criminal Justice Technology Specialist

Postsecondary Adult Vocational Certificates (PSAV)
Florida CMS Law Enforcement Officer

Law Enforcement Officer Cross-Over to Florida CMS Correctional

Florida CMS Correctional Officer

Correctional Officer Cross-Over to Florida CMS Law Enforcement

CMS Law Enforcement Auxiliary Officer

Public Safety Telecommunication

Other Training & Certifications
      • Advanced & Specialized Training
      • Equivalency of Training Program (Florida Inactive or Out of
        State Officer Certification)
      • Security Guard License

Paralegal Studies

Associate in Science
      Paralegal Studies

Emergency Medical Services

Associate in Science
Emergency Medical Services

Applied Technology Diploma
Emergency Medical Technician

College Credit Certificate (CCC)

Fire Science Technology/Fire Academy

Associate in Science
       • Fire Science Technology

Postsecondary Adult Vocational Certificates (PSAV)
     • Fire Fighter

Fire Science Continuing Education Courses

Upcoming Classes and Deadlines

Correctional Officer
Spring 2018 Application Deadline: Dec. 1

EMT & Paramedic Programs
Spring 2018 Application Deadline: Oct. 30

Fire Academy
Spring 2018 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:
Full-time Day Academy:
September 18, 2017 (Apply by August 7)
January 22, 2018 (Apply by December 4)
Part-time Academy:
October 30, 2017 (Apply by September 25)

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