Public Services Courses

PHSC’s Public Services courses prepare students for fulfilling careers in the public service sector, from law enforcement to paralegal studies, students may choose from a wide variety of offerings. Select from a variety of individual courses that may be stacked to apply to a certificate or an associate degree. Students should meet with an Academic Advisor to determine the best pathway to success in their field. Fire Science and Law Enforcement courses are offered through the PHSC Law Enforcement Academy located on the East Campus in Dade City.

2021 Spring Individual Course Schedule

Law Enforcement

none available at this time

Fire Science

none available at this time

Career Certificate and College Credit Certificate Programs

PHSC offers various degree and certificate programs, exam prep and other courses to meet the unique needs of students. That is why we also provide other fast-track and short-term (one or two semesters) credentialing opportunities to prepare students for the workforce. Credit certificates are stackable and part of the Associate in Science degree listed. Clock hour certificates articulate to the listed degree.

Public Services Certificates

Fire Academy

Fire Fighter I:

Number of Credits/Clock Hours: 191
Scholarship: PHSC Rapid Credentialing Scholarship

Fire Fighter II:

Number of Credits/Clock Hours: 301
Scholarship: PHSC Rapid Credentialing Scholarship

Real Estate Paralegal

Degree: Paralegal Studies
Number of Credits/Clock Hours: 12
Scholarship: PHSC Rapid Credentialing Scholarship

Auxiliary Law Enforcement

Number of Credits/Clock Hours: 364
Scholarship: PHSC Rapid Credentialing Scholarship

Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Training Program (BRTP)

Number of Credits/Clock Hours: 420
Scholarship: PHSC Rapid Credentialing Scholarship

Corrections Basic Recruit Training Program (BRTP) for Special Operations Recruits

Number of Credits/Clock Hours: 214
Scholarship: PHSC Rapid Credentialing Scholarship

Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training Program (BRTP) for Special Operations Forces Recruits

Number of Credits/Clock Hours: 490
Scholarship: PHSC Rapid Credentialing Scholarship

Crossover from Correctional Officer to Law Enforcement Officer

Number of Credits/Clock Hours: 518
Scholarship: PHSC Rapid Credentialing Scholarship

Crossover from Correctional Probation Officer to CMS Correctional (BRTP)

Number of Credits/Clock Hours: 238
Scholarship: PHSC Rapid Credentialing Scholarship

Crossover from Correctional Probation Officer to Law Enforcement Officer

Number of Credits/Clock Hours: 198
Scholarship: PHSC Rapid Credentialing Scholarship

Crossover from Law Enforcement Officer to Correctional Officer

Number of Credits/Clock Hours: 198
Scholarship: PHSC Rapid Credentialing Scholarship

Law Enforcement Academy

Number of Credits/Clock Hours: 770
Scholarship: PHSC Rapid Credentialing Scholarship

How to Register

To complete the application process for a College Credit or Career Certificate program, follow these steps:

  1. Apply to the College to become a PHSC student. 
  2. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using PHSC school code 010652, if not previously completed.
  3. Meet with an Academic Advisor to register for courses.
  4. Complete the PHSC Rapid Credentialing Scholarship Online Application for tuition funding, available to eligible students.

Questions?

Direct your questions, concerns or requests for more information to the PHSC Workforce Development Office at careertraining@phsc.edu.

Law Enforcement Advanced Courses

Law Enforcement Advanced Classes are offered through the PHSC Law Enforcement Academy located on the East Campus in Dade City.

Spring 2021 Schedule (coming soon)

Law Enforcement Courses
Course Name Dates Times Cost Reg. Deadline