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Criminal Justice (Associate Degree)

Program Description

Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice (Associate Degree)

The program teaches practical criminal justice procedures and prepares students for careers in law enforcement, corrections, private and homeland security, and other areas.

Students successfully completing this program may qualify for one of the following occupations. Please note that some of these occupations may require further education and/or certifications. Air Marshall, Airline Security Representative, Animal Treatment Investigator, Armored Car Guard, Background Investigator, Bailiff, Border Crossing Attendant, Border Patrol Agent, Campus Security Officer, Child Protective Services Investigator, Community Corrections Specialist, Constable, Corrections Officer, Court Referral Officer, Court Services Clerk, Crime Scene Technician, Criminal Analyst, Criminal Intelligence Analyst, Crisis Intervention Aide, Crowd Control Officer, Customs Officer, DEA Agent, Detective, Detention Officer, Dispatcher, Drug Court Coordinator, Event Security Officer, Field Investigator, Fraud Investigator, Highway Patrol Officer, Insurance Investigator, Investigator, Jailer, Judicial Services Specialist, Juvenile Detention Officer, Loss Control / Prevention Specialist, Military Police Officer, Parole Officer, Police Officer, Prison Guard, Private Investigator, Probation Officer, Safety Officer, School District Police Officer, Security Guard or Officer, Security Patrol Officer, Sheriff’s Deputy, Surveillance Investigator, TSA Agent / Officer / Investigator, Customs Agent, FBI Agent, U.S. Marshall, Drug Enforcement Agent (DEA), Legal Assistant, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent (ICE).

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Quick Facts

Criminal Justice (Associate Degree)

Total Quarter Credit Hours 135
Clock Hours 1770

Estimated completion time:
18 months (30 months – nights)

This program is offered during day & evening hours at the Main Campus.

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