Careers in public safety

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FIRE MEDIC

Associate Degree • 4 terms • 68 credits

Career opportunities

Firefighter (Municipal or Private), Paramedic (Municipal or Private), Cross-trained Firefighter Paramedic, Emergency Room Technician, Flight Paramedic

Potential Annual Median Salary

$33,400

SECURITY AND CORRECTIONS

Technical Diploma • 3 terms • 33 credits

Career Opportunities

Jail Officer, Security Guard

Potential Annual Median Salary

$34,000

PARAMEDIC TECHNICIAN

Associate Degree • 4 terms • 65 credits

Career opportunities

Private Ambulance Companies, Municipal Fire Departments, Flight Paramedic, Critical Care Transport Paramedic, Private Emergency Response Teams, Hospital Emergency and Critical Care Departments

Potential Annual Median Salary

$29,000

CRIMINAL JUSTICE-LAW ENFORCEMENT

Associate Degree • 4 terms • 62 credits

Career opportunities

Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement graduates are prepared for positions in city, county, state or federal law enforcement agencies. Opportunities exist in corrections, law enforcement management, private investigation, private security and loss prevention.

Potential Annual Median Salary

$56,800

BASIC EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

Technical Diploma • 1 term • 5 credits

Career Opportunities

Private ambulance companies, volunteer community EMS providers, municipal fire departments, hospital emergency departments, Industrial safety positions

Potential Annual Median Salary

$29,000

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN PARAMEDIC

Technical Diploma • 2 terms • 44 credits

Career Opportunities

Private ambulance companies, municipal fire departments, flight paramedic, critical care transport paramedic, private emergency response reams, hospital emergency and critical care departments

Potential Annual Median Salary

$29,000

ADVANCED EMT

Technical Diploma • 1 term • 4 credits

Career Opportunities

Private ambulance companies, volunteer community EMS providers, municipal fire departments, hospital emergency departments, Industrial safety positions

Potential Annual Median Salary

$29,000

The wage data presented here is the median annual salary in the LTC District of each occupation cluster related to the program as reported by EMSI (Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.). Some people beginning work at jobs in these fields may find a higher or lower starting wage than what is reported here.

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