Public Safety Academy
We provide educational opportunities in five public safety disciplines:
College of the Desert - Public Safety Academy (COD-PSA) was founded on January 1, 2001. Since September 11, 2001, the demands for public safety and homeland security training have grown tremendously. College of the Desert has been a leader in providing such public safety training. Well defined academic programs leading to degrees and/ or certificates in Fire Technology, Basic Peace Officer Training, and Emergency Medical Technician are offered on this website.