EPS Title
  • The Emergency and Protective Services program offers a comprehensive public safety education to students interested in pursuing a career or volunteering in the emergency medical, law enforcement, fire, security, industrial safety or emergency management services. Students work with protective service professionals to gain first-hand experience in all areas of these exciting professions. Units of study include cadet firefighting, law enforcement, emergency medical services, communications and report writing, public speaking and physical training.

    Industry Certifications a Student May Earn

    • OSHA-10
    • CPR/AED
    • First Aid
    • National Emergency Medical Technician 
    • Pennsylvania Emergency Medical Technician
    • National Incident Management Systems Certification (NIMS 100,200,700 & 800)
    • Hazardous Materials for First Responder Awareness Certificate (HAZMAT)
    • Firefighter Cadet Certificate

    Median Wages for Related Occupations

    • Emergency Medical Technician & Paramedics $33,910
    • Firefighters $63,660
    • Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $68,110
    • Transit and Railroad Police $74,030
    • Animal Control Workers $58,990
    • Security Guards $29,680
    • Crossing Guards $29,540
    • Transportation Security Screeners $41,490

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