Sampson Community College’s public service programs offer our students the opportunity to receive intensive and appropriate training that will prepare them for a career in the public service sector. This training is designed to pair the student with the general public early in their programs to develop the skills necessary to succeed.
From cosmetology to basic law enforcement training, the public service programs at SCC provide specific training for individuals seeking employment in the public service sector. Our programs offer associate in applied science degrees, diplomas, and certificates in their respective areas. Most programs can be completed in less than two years and offer graduates the opportunity to seek state certification/licensure and employment immediately upon graduation.
The North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standard Commission mandates the Basic Law Enforcement Training curriculum. Successful completion of the BLET curriculum certificate program certifies the student to take the state exam and requires that the student satisfy the minimum requirements for certification by the Criminal Justice Commission including passing the POPAT course. Students satisfactorily completing this program should possess at least the minimum degree of general attributes, knowledge, and skills to function as a law enforcement officer.
The community Spanish interpreter curriculum prepares individuals to work as entry-level bilingual professionals who will provide communication access in interview and interactive settings. In addition, this curriculum provides educational training for working professionals who want to acquire Spanish language skills.
This cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide competency based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills.
The criminal justice technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored.
For more information about the public service programs, visit www.sampsoncc.edu or call 910-592-8081 to start the admissions process.