• Law and Public Service

    Law and Public Service

    The Law and Public Service program provides students with a rigorous academic environment and a personalized educational experience that will lead to future academic study in the legal field, the public safety arena, or with a government agency.

    The goal is to integrate practical experience with quality academic courses to aid students in the development of pre-college and career skills that will foster higher order thinking skills, integrity, and ethics. Students gain insight in the various careers within the law and public service sectors.    

    Programs of Study

    The Law, Education, and Public Service program features the following four programs of study:

    • Law and Social Justice 
    • Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician 
    • Forensic Sciences 

    Possible Certifications

    • Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute Certification
    • Emergency Medical Technician B
    • Fire Fighter 1/2
    • Rescue Technician
    • Confined Space
    • Hazardous Materials Operations
    • CPR 
    Possible Majors in the Legal or Public Service Field
    • Criminal Justice
    • Political Science
    • History
    • English
    • Forensics
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    Possible Careers in the Legal Field
    • Lawyer
    • Law Enforcement Officer
    • Legal Advisor
    • Civil Servant
    • Lobbyist
    • Politician
    Possible Careers in Public Service
    • Social Worker
    • School Teacher
    • Fire Fighter
    • Emergency Medical Technician
    • Hazardous Materials Management
    • Psychology
    • Education

    Possible Careers in Forensic Science Field

    • Criminologist
    • Laboratory Technician
    • Policy Advocate
    • Crime Scene Investigator
    • Coroner

    Program Contact Information

    Keith Hayes, Supervisor
    Career and Technical Education Programs
    2215 Chadwick Street
    Temple Hills, MD 20748
    Phone: (301) 669-6012
    Fax: (301) 669-6090
    Email: keith.hayes@pgcps.org