Public Safety


Do you want to save lives and serve your community?

Our degrees will prepare you for a wide variety of public service roles including police officer, game warden, advocate, firefighter, emergency medical technician, paramedic, and more

About Our Public Safety Pathway

Public Service careers serve the community and allow you to impact and even save lives, wherever you may live. These careers provide support in sometimes very intense situations. Graduates perform from day one on the job as law enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency medical professionals.

What training and programs are available?

EMCC is a leader in delivering short-term training courses that provide learners with opportunities to earn digital badges. When a business approaches us with a need, we’re ready to respond.

Visit our non-credit and continuing education opportunities to find the perfect training opportunity!

Associate Degrees & Certificates

Earn a degree or certificate and enter the workforce or continue your education at a four-year college.


92% of EMCC graduates get a job or continue their education within 3 months of graduation.

EMCC graduates have started their careers at top-notch employers such as:

  • Municipal Police Officer
  • County Sheff’s Deputy
  • State trooper
  • Corrections Offer Probation Office
  • Fraud investigator
  • Victim-Witness advocate
  • Game Warden
  • Firefighter, Paramedic
  • Emergency Medical Technician


  • Continue to a four-year college or university for a baccalaureate in criminal justice
  • Apply to the Criminal Academy (MCJA) Law Enforcement Preservice training Program or Basic Law Enforcement Training Program 

EMCC graduates have used our transfer agreements to continue their education at:

  • Husson University
  • St. Joseph College
  • Thomas College
  • University of Maine
  • University of Maine at Augusta
  • University of Maine at Farmington
  • University of Maine at Machias
  • University of Maine at Presque Isle
  • University of Southern Maine

EMCC is…


At just $96 per credit hour, and EMCC education is the best investment you’ll ever make.


EMCC cares about your success. If you need support, we offer a wide-range of services free of charge!


You’re not just a number at EMCC. Our faculty and staff will get to know you, and you’ll have an abundance of opportunities to meet new people who will become lifelong friends.


You’ll learn by doing at EMCC. Our well-equipped labs and shops are the perfect places to hone the skills you’ll need for your chosen profession.


Located just a minute’s drive from I-95, we’re easy to get to from almost anywhere


EMCC offers some programs and courses online and general education courses are available at various times throughout the week.