Are you considering a career in criminal justice? Whether you want to be a police officer, crime analyst, FBI agent or something similar, the Associate of Science in Criminal Justice at South College will put you on the path to get there. This degree can help prepare you for continued education or an entry-level degree within a criminal justice related field.
Students will be introduced to topics, trends, and theories as they explore the past, present, and future of the criminal justice system. These discussions will help you gain a full understanding of the operations and processes as they interact on a daily basis throughout the criminal justice system as a whole.
This program addresses three basic components pertaining to the criminal justice system:
- Law Enforcement
Students are also expected to further develop hands-on experience by attending field trips and completing an internship alongside a practiced criminal justice professional.
Job and Career Possibilities
After completing this degree, you could be eligible for an entry-level position as a police officer, correctional officer, crime scene technician, bailiff, police dispatch security officer or more. You could also be a candidate for admission into a law enforcement school where you can become a more specialized officer or other type of criminal justice professional. If you plan to go to law school, continuing into our Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree would be the next step.
Are you interested in becoming an educated, analytical and ethical criminal justice professional? Eligible candidates for the Associate of Science in Criminal Justice degree are encouraged to reach out today!