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.
* this program can be completed online.
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.
spring application deadline is jan 05

Estimated Tuition & Fees


degree type

associate in applied science (aas)



credit hours


program stats

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average salary

outline of person

average class size


estimated completion time

18-19 months

current and 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-113 juvenile justice 3
cjc-131 criminal law 3
cjc-132 Court Procedure & Evidence 3
cjc-141 corrections 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