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Legal, Public and Behavioral Services

Spokane Community College (SCC) offers pathways for students who seek public service careers. These fields emphasize helping others and include high-demand options like education, fire science and legal services. Your options include earning a certificate, associate of applied science (AAS), associate of arts (AA), and bachelors of applied science (BAS) degrees. Depending on your goals and field of study, you can graduate ready to enter the workforce or transfer to a four-year institution.

Careers in Legal, Public and Behavioral Services

Fire officer
Legal software specialist
Legal professional
Paralegal
Legal nurse
Teacher
Mental health technician
Behavioral health manager
Behavioral health counselor

Choosing the Right Path for You

SCC’s mission is to help you achieve your goals, whether you want to enter the workforce immediately or transfer to a four-year university. Talk with your advisor to discuss your options. Our counselors are here to help you reach your goals!

Available Programs and Courses

Communications Studies Area of Study

  • Communications Studies Pre-Major - AA/DTA

Criminal Justice Area of Study

  • Criminal Justice - AAS

Education Area of Study

  • Education Pre-Major - AA/DTA

  • Education Pre-Major - Associate in Mathematics Education/DTA

Fire Science Area of Study

Legal Careers Area of Study

Philosophy Area of Interest Page

  • Philosophy Pre-Major - AA/DTA

Political Science Area of Interest Page

  • Political Science Pre-Major - AA/DTA

Psychology Area of Study

  • Psychology Pre-Major - AA/DTA

Sociology Area of Interest Page

  • Sociology Pre-Major - AA/DTA