Applying for Admission
Before applying to any of our Public Safety programs, you must complete the EFSC general online application. Each program also may have separate admissions requirements and an additional program application. Please check the web page for the program you are applying for to verify the process.
Public Safety Institute
Are you exploring a career in public safety
or need to advance in your current job?
Whether you're just getting started or have years of experience, Eastern Florida State College's Public Safety Institute has the educational and hands-on training you need. Many programs are limited access and require an increased level of background checks, testing and screening to ensure you'll meet agency and state requirements to work in the field after graduation. Explore our programs and training by matching up your goals with the choices below and get in touch if you have questions.
I want hands-on training to become a:
|Crime Scene Technologist|
I already work in the field or want to cross-over to an added certification:
for Corrections & Law
I want to earn an Associate or Bachelor Degree:
|(Career advancement degrees; do not lead
to officer or firefighter certification)
|(Graduates eligible for
paramedic/EMT state licensing process)
Upcoming Classes and Deadlines
Auxiliary Law Enforcement/Part-Time
Start Date: TBA
Open House: July 17, 2023 - RSVP now & learn how the BCSO could pay your tuition!
Start Date: November 2023 (Details TBA)
EMT & Paramedic Programs
Paramedic & EMT Fall 2023: June 11, 2023
EMT Spring 2024: October 15, 2023
Fall 2023 Application Deadline: June 14
Spring 2024 Application Deadline: Dec. 4, 2023
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:
July 31, 2023
October 30, 2023
Apply now following EFSC priority application deadlines