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Certificate – Criminal Justice

Semester hours required for graduation: 30

Advisor: Edgar Staggers


The Criminal Justice Certificate program provides the student with a broad academic over-view of the entire field of criminal justice. The program is designed to prepare the graduate for employment in law enforcement or to enhance the skills of individuals already employed in the criminal justice field.


The Criminal Justice curriculum is designed to provide the graduate with the skills necessary to secure an entry level position in such law enforcement arenas as first-line supervisors of correctional officers or first-line supervisors of police and detectives.

Tuition and book costs reflect the projected cost of the complete program.

Graduation times may vary according to course availability and/or individual course load. Consult faculty advisor.


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