Criminal Justice Technology

Associate in Science

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The Associate in Science in Criminal Justice Technology prepares men and women for various positions in law enforcement and corrections agencies at the local, state and federal levels and for related jobs in private industry. The program includes a combination of theoretical, practical and supportive courses.

Individuals already employed in the criminal justice area can increase their skills and prepare for supervisory positions. The program is 64 college credit hours and may be completed in approximately two years of full-time study. 

Prospective students must have a high school diploma or GED and apply for admission to CF as a college degree-seeking student.

Upon graduation, a student can expect to be able to work in a Criminal Justice Agency.

Limited Access

A limited access program is one in which both program admission and course registration are restricted to a certain number of students meeting predetermined criteria. Limited access status is justified when student demand exceeds available resources or accreditation requirements (i.e., student/faculty ratios, instructional facilities and equipment, clinical sites) or the nature of the program calls for specific admission requirements.

Limited access programs have admissions processes and criteria beyond general college admissions. While any student meeting the minimum criteria is encouraged to apply, not all applicants may be accepted for the desired term.

CF Health Science and Law Enforcement programs are limited access programs with special entrance requirements that vary by program. Please see the college catalog, academic program page of the website, printed program cards or information packet of each program for complete information.

Limited access program criteria may include:

  • Application specific to the program
  • Specialized testing
  • Prerequisite courses
  • Criminal background check
  • Physical examination
  • CPR certification
  • Minimum age
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • No criminal history

Please note that admissions requirements may change occasionally. Consult with your advisor for the most current information.

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