Public Safety Training Pathway Support

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The Public Safety Training (PST) Pathway is designed to provide students who are interested in the fields of criminal justice, emergency response, firefighting, paramedics, police, and any other public services field, the basic skills and knowledge for employment.


Help Along Your Path

Completion Coaching Directory

A community of faculty, counselors, and staff specialists in the Public Safety Training Pathway ready to help you with your specific needs and specialized support in your program academics, counseling, and writing.

Program Map Public Safety Training Pathway

Find program learning outcomes and detailed career outlook statistics for each of the programs of study associated with this Learning and Career Pathway.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

For more information about career outlooks in any field, visit the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook.

PST Faculty & Staff Directory

The full listing of faculty and staff in all programs of the Public Safety Training Learning and Career Pathway.

Steps for Success

Momentum Points

If you are pursuing one of the degrees in this pathway, enroll in 15 units each semester to graduate in approximately two years. This requires 30 units in your first year. Ensure that Math, English, and your major are in your first year. Earning 9 units in your major your first year keeps you on track to your degree and may also help you earn a certificate on the way!

Exploring Opportunities

Career Resources

Not sure where to start? Let us help.

Meet with a Counselor

Take the right classes to meet your education and career goals. Create your Comprehensive Student Education Plan (CSEP) with your Counselor or Ed. Advisor.
Call (661) 395-4421.

Not sure about your career path?

Take the career quiz to discover the perfect career based on your personality type and interests.