Learn to enforce justice through local, state and federal processes while studying the criminal justice system’s role within society.
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(With five years experience. Contingent on economy and geographic location)
Students seeking admission to the Criminal Justice Technology curriculum should review their background to determine if they are likely to qualify for employment in the criminal justice field. Students who have concerns are encouraged to contact the Criminal Justice department head for assistance.
Students may be required to take one or more developmental English or math courses prior to the required course(s) depending upon their SAT, ACT, COMPASS or ASSET test scores.
Students enrolling in the program must meet specific emotional, behavioral, physical and cognitive standards. Students qualifying for special accommodations to these standards must contact the Coordinator for Special Needs and Counseling at 336-506-4130 for information.
Students successfully completing a Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) course accredited by the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and/or the NC Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission will receive credit towards their degree.
Earn a valuable degree to qualify for professional employment in only two years.
Take a deep dive into Criminal Justice Technology with a two-year Associate in Applied Sciences degree. Gain exposure in all areas of criminal justice systems to prepare for a lucrative career in the industry.
Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state and federal law enforcement, corrections and security fields, including police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, probation/parole officer, magistrate, state correctional officer and loss prevention specialist.
Students who are already employed in criminal justice agencies should find enhanced opportunities for advancement and a wider range of employment options.