Criminal Justice is a skills-based program. If you enjoy learning about the criminal justice system and working in the community, then you should consider this pathway.In this program, you will learn:
Employment and admission to specialty training programs can be competitive. To increase your chances, do your best in all high school classes. The following courses will help prepare you for the Criminal Justice career program, further education and training, and a career in the criminal justice industry:
All career and salary information is cited from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The typical student is one who enjoys skills-based learning. Successful students have the patience and attention to detail that are necessary to solve problems, and they can work on projects independently or with other students. They take initiative, check their work as needed, and stay on task without constant supervision. Safety is a primary focus in the Criminal Justice program, and students must follow guidelines to keep themselves and others safe.
Upon completion of this program, you’ll be prepared for entry-level employment in the criminal justice field. You may also continue your education in 2- and 4-year postsecondary degree programs or enter the military.