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Law, Public Safety, and Security
Picture Yourself in Law, Public Safety, and Security
Is this you?
- Care about the rights and safety of others
- Relate well to others
- Enjoy volunteering
- Interested in being involved with the community
Planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety and protective services, and homeland security are some of the functions of law, public safety, corrections, and security careers. This field includes professional and technical support services.
- Excellent communication skills
- Sense of Integrity and confidentiality
- Students learn on state-of-the-art simulation equipment.
- Work-based learning opportunities provide real-world experiences (clinical and field experience for EMS programs, internships for Criminal Justice-Studies, Fire Protection Technician, and Court Reporting).
- Students have the opportunity to earn industry-recognized credentials.
- All instructors maintain industry-recognized credentials.
- Students benefit from strong partnerships between Mid-State and community organizations and/or Wisconsin Technical College System schools.
- Opportunities are available for credit for prior learning as well as seamless transfer to four-year colleges.
- Some programs offer flexible learning options (online, web conferencing, etc.).
“My passion for the criminal justice system is contagious. The best thing about teaching in the Corrections and Community Advocacy program is getting students excited about how many career opportunities they can pursue with this degree."