Education & Public Service

Degrees, certificates, and other educational programs in this career pathway lead to careers in criminal justice and public safety, teaching at the pre-school, elementary, and secondary levels, as well as to transfer programs in education at four-year colleges and universities.

Programs

Two of color officers

Program

Career Studies Certificate

Credit Hours

24

This certificate is designed to provide students that have a job in the criminal justice system with the professional development necessary to be promoted to the next level of employment.  

Police Badge

Program

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Credit Hours

61

This degree prepares you for entry-level employment in law enforcement and related occupations.

Preschool teacher

Program

Career Studies Certificate

Credit Hours

18

This certificate prepares students to provide developmentally appropriate learning environments for infants and toddlers.

Preschool

Program

Career Studies Certificate

Credit Hours

18

This certificate prepares students to provide developmentally appropriate learning environments for preschool children.

African American teacher high-fiving an elementary school student while other students work in the background

Program

Associate of Science Degree

Credit Hours

60

This degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree program in education.

Police Officers

Program

Career Studies Certificate

Credit Hours

19

This certificate provides the basic knowledge necessary to prepare for entry-level jobs in the law enforcement system.

Two female students sitting and laughing with a male student who stands between them

Program

Associate of Science Degree

Credit Hours

63

This degree allows you to design a curriculum that meets particular transfer objectives that are not fulfilled by other PVCC transfer degree programs.

man adjusting drone from laptop

Program

FastForward Credential Program

Prepare to earn an entry-level credential in commercial operation of drones, also known as unmanned aerial systems (UAS).