The Criminal Justice program at Cowley College prepares
students for a successful career in law enforcement and corrections.
There is a nationwide trend toward requiring that all criminal
justice professionals have at least a two-year degree, and Cowley
College Associate Degree in Criminal Justice fulfills that promise.
Students that have declared a
major in Criminal Justice and meet qualification guidelines are
eligible to be a Student Patrol Officer. Students participating
in the Student Patrol program are doing so both as a requirement
and out of a desire to help the community by learning about their
chosen profession. The primary focus of Student Patrol is education
through experience. To
learn more about the Student Patrol program, click
Career opportunities exist in many areas: local
police departments and organizations, county and state police departments,
corrections, environmental protection services, juvenile facilities,
crime laboratories, courts and judicial offices, and community-based
corrections (probation and parole).
Vocational Certificate Requirements: