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CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Program Description

With criminal justice credentials, you will have knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations.

Study focuses on local, state, and federal law enforcement practices, judicial processes, corrections systems, and security services.

Our curriculum emphasizes:

  • Criminal justice systems
  • Criminology
  • Juvenile justice
  • Criminal and constitutional law
  • Investigative principles
  • Ethics
  • Community relations

Students may also study government, counseling, communications, computers, and technology.

Employment Opportunities

Potential jobs include:

  • Police officer
  • Deputy sheriff
  • County detention officer
  • State highway patrol officer
  • Probation officer
  • Parole surveillance officer
  • Correctional officer
  • Loss prevention specialist

Educational Opportunities

Contact Information

To learn more about degree, diploma, and certificate programs in criminal justice, contact:

Dr. Miriam Huntley
Department Chair, Public Safety

Phil Klein
Dean, School of Health and Public Safety

Note: This program may transfer to a four-year institution. For more information, please contact the individual(s) listed above.

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