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Law and Public Safety

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Do you have what it takes to handle an emergency? Do you want to learn how to save lives and improve your community? The Public Safety and Emergency Medical Services program offered on the Western Hills High School and Dater High School campuses prepares students for careers protecting lives, firefighting and emergency medical services.

This program is ideal for students who:

  • Want to be a firefighter
  • Want to be an EMT
  • Like to help people

Careers available in the Public Safety and Emergency Medical Services pathway includes, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Firefighter
  • Healthcare Careers

Salary: $29,000–$122,000

Visit Ohio Means Jobs to learn more about Ohio Average Yearly Pay (*U.S. average)

Industry-recognized Credentials

There are a number of industry-recognized credentials for this career area. Some of these include, but are not limited to, the following:

See a full list of Ohio Department of Education approved credentials for this career area.

For more information, call or email Michael Turner, Career and Technical Education Manager, at (513) 363-0383.

Return to the Career and Technical Education page. 

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