Advanced Criminal Justice

This certificate is designed to provide students that have a job in the criminal justice system with the professional development necessary to be promoted to the next level of employment.  

This is a G3 program.  Students may qualify for free tuition, fees, and books.

Area of Interest

Program Dean

Business, Mathematics and Technologies Division

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Career Studies Certificate

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Program Information

Occupational Objectives:  Career development for individuals seeking position such as commercial and industrial security officer; local, state, or federal law enforcement officer; or corrections officer.  Students should note that the following qualifications are prerequisites for employment with many law enforcement agencies:  (1) excellent physical condition; (2) normal hearing, color vision, and eye function; (3) weight in proportion to height; (4) no convictions of any crime involving moral turpitude or any felony, and no excessive number of traffic citations.  A background investigation is usually conducted by the employing agency prior to employment.