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To serve and protect

In 1972, Broward College‘s Institute of Public Safety (IPS) was established. Forty years later, the proof of IPS’s achievements as a respected training center is clearly visible in the quality of the public servants that serve the State of Florida today.

Current available programs

At a glance:

Why choose BC Online for

Public Safety?

Programs in Public Safety are increasingly popular because they are a starting point for a wide range of careers. In past years, agencies did not require college credit. However, a degree in Public Safety is now a requirement to qualify for many given positions. At Broward College Online, we offer Criminal Justice courses to assist our students with knowledge of courtrooms, law enforcement, and how correction institutes are run.


Public Safety

program overview


Available Programs:

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Planning your future:

Career paths

Criminal Justice is a great starting point for those looking to enter into a variety of fields. With a strong background in collecting and analyzing data, understanding human behavior, and a general understanding of our government, this Public Safety degree will take you far. Check out a few of the paths you could take:

  • Private Detectives and Investigators
  • Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Compliance Managers
  • Intelligence Analysts
  • Forensic Science Technicians

Your future at your fingertips!

Everyone’s story is unique. BC Online is dedicated to making your education your own. Supportive staff and faculty will help you achieve your goals and make your story a reality. Start your online story today.

Backed by decades of excellence

Broward College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Broward College.

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Primary campuses across
South Florida.


Additional centers throughout
the region and across the world.


More than 63,000
students per year.

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