Law and Public Service

Pursue a Career in Law and Public Service

Our Law and Public Service pathway presents two rigorous and rewarding courses: Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), each designed to prepare students for critical roles in public safety and emergency services. These courses offer a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, essential for success in these demanding fields.

  • Firefighter: This program equips students with a comprehensive knowledge base and valuable skills for a career in firefighting. Starting as early as 10th grade, cadets can earn both high school and college credit through El Centro towards a degree in fire science. Successful completion leads to Basic Structural Firefighter certification through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. For more detailed information on the Firefighter program, including its curriculum and certification process, click here.

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT): EMT training prepares students to provide critical care at accident scenes and during transport to hospitals. The course focuses on essential emergency skills, including managing respiratory, cardiac, and trauma emergencies. Learn more about the EMT course, its practical training, and the opportunities it opens up in the field of emergency medical services here.

Each course in our Law and Public Service pathway is tailored to provide students with the necessary skills, knowledge, and certifications for a successful and fulfilling career in public service. For more comprehensive information on each course, their specific content, and the unique opportunities they provide, we invite you to click on the respective links and begin your journey towards making a significant impact in law and public service.