Public Service

Prepare for a career in public service with the associate degrees and certificate programs at CCLA.

Turn your passion for serving your community into a successful career helping resolve public problems or delivering public services.

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Start a Rewarding Career Serving Your Community

Public services, whether delivered by government agencies, nonprofits, or other nongovernmental organizations, often offer strong pay and benefits. If you have a passion for solving public problems and delivering public services, the 12+ programs at the Community Colleges of LA will prepare you with the skills, knowledge, and credential you need to build a successful career serving your community.

California Career Outlook

Average Annual Salary*

$78,389

Average Annual Job Openings**

31,800

* Projections Central – State Occupational Projections
** U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Public Service

Career Education Programs

Administration of Justice

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College
Citrus College
Compton College
East Los Angeles College
El Camino College
Glendale Community College
Long Beach City College
Los Angeles City College
Los Angeles Harbor College
Los Angeles Mission College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade Tech College
Los Angeles Valley College
Mount San Antonio College
Pasadena City College
Rio Hondo College
West Los Angeles College

Basic Police Academy Preparation

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Mission College
West Los Angeles College

Court Reporting

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College

Crime Scene Technology

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Mission College

Emergency Medical Technician

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Citrus College
Compton College
East Los Angeles College
El Camino College
Glendale Community College
Los Angeles Harbor College
Rio Hondo College

Employment Development

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Pierce College

Fire – Wildland Fire Technology

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East Los Angeles College
Rio Hondo College

Fire Technology

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
East Los Angeles College
El Camino College
Glendale Community College
Long Beach City College
Los Angeles Harbor College
Los Angeles Valley College
Mount San Antonio College
Pasadena City College
Rio Hondo College
West Los Angeles College

Forensic Identification/Investigation

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
East Los Angeles College
Long Beach City College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Rio Hondo College

Human Resources

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Trade Tech College

Human Services

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Long Beach City College
Los Angeles City College
Rio Hondo College

Law, Public Policy, and Society

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West Los Angeles College

Legal Secretary

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
West Los Angeles College

Paralegal

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College
El Camino College
Los Angeles City College
Los Angeles Mission College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade Tech College
Los Angeles Valley College
Mount San Antonio College
Pasadena City College
West Los Angeles College

Police Academy Module I

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Rio Hondo College

Probation/Correction Officer

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Mission College
West Los Angeles College

Public Administration

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Pierce College

Sign Language/Inter. Training

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
El Camino College
Los Angeles City College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Mount San Antonio College

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