Public Safety & Legal
(Meta-Major: Public Safety)
Valencia's Criminal Justice program is designed to provide the best possible education for students preparing for challenging careers in law enforcement, corrections, private/industry security and other criminal justice fields. It offers a broad background in the history and philosophy of criminal justice; the management and operation of modern criminal justice agencies.
Fire Science Technology
Valencia's program can also be useful for careers in other public service areas or to provide current fire fighters and staff with enhanced training and education opportunities for promotion and career advancement.
Fire Science Academy Track
The Fire Science Academy is a degree-granting program that provides students with the skills, abilities and education for a successful fire service career. It provides a strong educational foundation in fire science coupled with training and education in emergency medical services and firefighting.
Students will develop a strong background in areas such as civil litigation, real property, business organizations, legal research and legal technology. Paralegal students will also gain an understanding of the ethical framework within which they work and be able to effectively analyze and communicate in these areas.