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Program Overview

The Miami Dade College School of Justice, Public Safety and Law Studies has earned the reputation as a premier provider of training and education for criminal justice practitioners in the southeastern United States. Our private investigator instructors are state certified and have many years of experience in law enforcement, investigations and emergency services.

Program Details

This program prepares students for employment as a Private Investigator Intern, as required by Section 493.6203(6)(b) Florida Statutes. The program is offered in a 24-contact hour course and a 16-contact hour course. (DS8900048) Areas of study include:

  • Legal Issues and Liability
  • Professional Ethics
  • Surveillance
  • Interviewing and Truth Verification

Career Prospects

The Miami Dade College School of Justice, Public Safety and Law Studies provides State of Florida certified training to individuals interested in obtaining the “D” Security Officer license, the “CC” Private Investigator Intern license, and the “G” license for “D”, “CC” and “C” license holders desiring to work armed and mandatory requalification courses. Students interested in pursuing this course of study may find employment in job roles such as:

  • Private Investigator
  • Police detective
  • Criminal Investigator

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