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2024-2025 SCC Catalog

Criminal Justice Certificate

Location(s): Online


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Program Start Date: Fall term
Minimum Program Length: 2 semesters; 24 credits
Program ID: CT.CJ
Curriculum Code: 71472

Program Description

The Criminal Justice Certificate will provide an overview of the criminal justice system in the United States. Students will learn about the Judicial process, Correctional System, Policy Administration, and crime, among other topics.

Practical Experience

None

Professional Opportunities

Individuals with this certificate can obtain jobs as Detectives, Criminal Investigators, Probation and Correctional Officers, among other opportunities.

Unique Aspects

All courses are transferable to most colleges/universities. This certificate will allow for a jump start on higher degrees within the field.

EEDA Career Cluster

Law

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the Criminal Justice system.
  2. Describe the role of corrections and alternative sanctions.
  3. Explain the Judicial process.

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