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Criminal Justice & Law

 

Criminal Justice - read more

Associate of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward a bachelor degree in criminal justice. In some regions of the country, an AA degree is adequate for entry-level positions in criminal justice.


Career opportunities include: - local police departments and organizations - county and state police departments - prisons environmental protection services - juvenile facilities - crime laboratories - courts and judicial offices - community-based corrections (probation and parole) - campus security - cyber security - private investigations.

 

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward a bachelor degree in criminal justice. In some regions of the country, an AA degree is adequate for entry-level positions in criminal justice occupations.

 

Vocational Certificate in Criminal Justice is a one-year program that prepares you for an entry-level law enforcement career.

 

Forensic Sciences

 

Associate of Science Degree in Forensic Sciences is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward a bachelor degree in forensic sciences. The AS degree prepares you for entry level work in a forensic science laboratory that supports criminal investigation.


Career opportunities in forensic sciences include: - law enforcement forensic laboratories - medical examiners offices - hospitals - toxicology laboratories - medical examiner/coroner offices - independent forensic science consultants -   military - government.

 

Legal Office Assistant - read more

 

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Legal Office Assistant is a two-year program that prepares you for a career in - law firms - corporate legal departments - court system - law-related government offices.

 

Certificate in Legal Office Assistant is a one-year program that prepares you for an entry-level position as a legal office assistant.

 

Pre-Law - read more

 

Associate of Arts Degree in Pre-Law is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward a law degree.


Career opportunities in law include: attorneys - politicians - judges - magistrates - arbitrators - mediators - conciliators. Lawyers have opportunities for legal positions in public and private organizations, including: - private practice - government - public utilities - banks - insurance companies - real estate agencies - manufacturing firms - nonprofit organizations - title insurance companies.