Program Overview

Criminal Justice Technology

Evidence markers sit on a desk as a Criminal Justice Technology student measures the distance between areas of a training crime scene.

*This program is financial aid eligible.
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 processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system?s role within society will be explored.

Emphasis is 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.

Employment opportunities exist 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.
Next Application Deadline is Jan 02
$4864.00

Estimated Tuition & Fees

NDC/Online

Location

67-68

Credit Hours

Program Stats

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Average Salary

$53,100
person

Average Class Size

16
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Estimated Completion Time

18-19 months

Upcoming Course Offerings

Course Number Title Credit Hours
ACA-122 College Transfer Success 1
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 3
CJC-111 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CJC-112 Criminology 3
CJC-113 Juvenile Justice 3
CJC-114 Investigative Photography 2
CJC-121 Law Enforcement Operations 3
CJC-131 Criminal Law 3
CJC-132 Court Procedure & Evidence 3
CJC-141 Corrections 3
CJC-212 Ethics & Community Relations 3
CJC-221 Investigative Principles 4
CJC-231 Constitutional Law 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3
ENG-112 Writing and Research in the Disciplines 3
PSY-150 General Psychology 3