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9 PM, Wednesday Update: Due to Hurricane Ian’s impact on Brevard County, all EFSC classes, including online courses, are canceled on Wednesday, Sept. 28, Thursday, Sept. 29 and Friday, Sept. 30. All EFSC Campuses will be closed, and all events canceled as well, from Wednesday through Friday. Students should contact their instructors for questions about the impact on class assignments. Review hurricane preparation tips. Updates will be shared here and via email, text and social media as needed. View our Student Services Guide for more information about the impact for on-campus and virtual student services.

Public Safety Institute Program Listing

EFSC's Public Safety Institute offerings include Associate in Science Degrees, Applied Technology Diplomas, Career and Technical 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

Career and Technical Certificates (CTC) (Formely known as Postsecondary Adult Vocational Certificates or PSAV until the change to CTC effective with the 2018-19 Catalog)
Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer

Correctional Officer

Crossover from Correctional Officer to Law Enforcement Officer

Crossover from Law Enforcement Officer to Correctional Officer

Florida Law Enforcement Academy

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

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)
      
Paramedic

Fire Science Technology/Fire Academy

Associate in Science
       • Fire Science Technology

Career and Technical Certificates (CTC)
     • Fire Fighter I/II

Fire Science Continuing Education Courses


Upcoming Classes and Deadlines

Auxiliary Law Enforcement/Part-Time
Start Date: TBA

Correctional Officer
Start Date: TBA

EMT & Paramedic Programs

Application Deadlines:
EMT Spring 2023: October 16, 2022
EMT Summer 2023: March 19, 2023
Paramedic & EMT Fall 2023: June 11, 2023
EMT Spring 2024: October 15, 2023

Fire Academy
Spring 2023 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.
Full-time Academy Start Dates:

September 26, 2022

Paralegal Program

Apply now following EFSC priority application deadlines