Criminal Justice Technology

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 process, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored.

Coursework includes emphasis on criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics, and community relations. Additional study may include issues and concepts of government, counseling, communications, computers, and technology.

Course Descriptions

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

Employment Outlook
Criminal Justice Technology (A55180)

Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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Criminal Justice Technology/Policing Diploma (D55180)

Length: 4 Semesters
Prerequisites: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Diploma
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Contemporary Policing Studies Certificate (C55180C11)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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Courts and the Law Certificate (C55180C5)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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Criminal Investigations Certificate (C55180C7)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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Criminal Justice Fundamentals Certificate (C55180C10)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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Essential Law Enforcement Operations Certificate (C55180C4)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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Homeland Security Certificate (C55180C9)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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Principles of Corrections Certificate (C55180C6)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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Private Investigations/Loss Prevention Certificate (C55180C8)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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Societal Topics Certificate (C55180C13)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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Terrorism Studies Certificate (C55180C12)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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High School Connections Program
Intro into Criminal Justice Certification (C55180H1)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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High School Connections Program
Private Investigations/Loss Prevention Certificate (C55180H3)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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High School Connections Program
Societal Topics Certificate (C55180H4)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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