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Catalog 2012-2013 
Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice Certificate

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No. of Credits: 30
Contact: P. Allen, Chair, Social Sciences, Human Services, and Teacher Education Division

This program provides sufficient knowledge to prepare students for entry-level positions and also serves those already working in the field who wish to update their skills. The student who wishes to earn an associate of arts degree in criminal justice may build upon the courses in the certificate program. Cooperative education is available in this program. The criminal justice and security fields are among the fastest growing, professional career areas worldwide.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 22.

Career opportunities include:

sheriff’s deputy, state criminal investigator, state police officer, police officer, probation officer, industrial investigator, security officer, and many others.

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:

The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Students should consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor for individual program planning.


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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