Explore Academic Programs - Criminal Justice



Careers, Potential Earnings & Market Growth Rates

Police officer

Potential Earnings: $27 hourly, $56,801 annually

Market Growth Rate: 5 - 8 %


Corrections officer

Potential Earnings: $19.12 hourly, $39,781 annually

Market Growth Rate: 2 - 4 %

Probation or parole officer

Potential Earnings: $23.59 hourly, $49,060 annually

Market Growth Rate: 2 - 4 %


Correctional treatment specialist

Potential Earnings: $23.59 hourly, $49,060 annually  

Market Growth Rate: 2 - 4 %

 
* Further study (bachelor's degree) required | ** Study beyond bachelor's degree required

Degrees and Certificates

Students may choose from two Associate of Applied Science degree programs including one focused on corrections. In addition, students may choose a one-year Certificate of Completion program.

Delivery Mode

Associate of Applied Science 

Criminal Justice

60 credit hours, two years full time

Associate of Applied Science

Criminal Justice - Corrections Specialization

60 credit hours, two years full time

Certificate of Completion

Criminal Justice Studies  with Specialization

30 credit hours, one year full time