Criminal Justice

Professionals in the field of Criminal Justice work as law enforcement officials, adult and juvenile correction officers, probation and parole personnel, or private investigators.

The law enforcement/criminal justice field is thriving. After a decade of declining crime rates, crime in every category is on the rise across the country. Advances in technology and a post-September 11 emphasis on homeland security have fueled a demand for a new breed of law enforcement professional equipped to meet the changes in national security. Employment in a criminal justice career is always going to be available. Public safety, juvenile offenders, adult offenders, incarceration, child abuse and neglect, rehabilitation—these things are a part of society. This career field is your opportunity to help make a difference.

The Criminal Justice Department at CCC offers an online Certificate of Completion in Criminal Justice to students who have completed the required 30 hours in Criminal Justice.  Many courses are taught by current law enforcement officers who have specific training and expertise in a specialized area of criminal justice.

Topics Covered:

  • Criminology
  • Policing
  • Correctional Systems/Probation and Parole
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Criminal Law/Procedures
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Organized Crime/Understanding Gangs

The Certificate of Completion in Criminal Justice consists of 30 credits and can be completed in just two semesters.

Students interested in CCC's Criminal Justice program can apply for general admission to the college and then file a degree plan with an Academic Advisor.

#2 in the 2019 Most Affordable Online Criminal Justice Associate Degrees" in the United States


Contact Info

For more information about CCC's Criminal Justice program, please contact:

Monica Sanchez


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