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Justice & Safety Programs

Our Justice & Safety Program graduates are helping enforce the law, save lives and settle disputes all over Columbus. We offer affordable, high-quality programs to help you get into the career of your choice. 

Chairperson for Justice and Safety Programs
Dr. Curt Laird
Franklin Hall Room 211


Justice & Safety Department includes:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Fire Science
  • EMS and EMT

Need to speak or meet with a Completion Advisor? 

HHS Advising Office - Union Hall Room 477 / 614-287-2779

Walk-in appointments welcome Monday through Friday

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Wednesdays from 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM

Fridays from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Also: Tuesday & Thursday mornings in FR 308A


ems studentsWe’re dedicated to training the next generation of firefighters, EMTs, and Paramedics. We have a number of programs to get you saving lives quickly.




students practicingOur graduates are in high demand with criminal justice agencies throughout Central Ohio and beyond.  We currently offer major/degrees in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Academy Track, Probation & Supervision, and Law Enforcement Professional Track. 



libraryOur graduates are keeping law offices running throughout the city. 


Police Academy PT

Sir, Yes Sir!

The Academy track's physical training course gets cadets ready for the street.