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    If you are a problem solver who likes to help people from all walks of life, then criminal justice could be an excellent career path for you.

    SCC’s Criminal Justice program and faculty prepare you for an entry-level career in the criminal justice system, continued studies in a four-year institution or can advance your education if you’re already employed in the field. The curriculum is designed to provide the student with expert instruction on the most current trends, policies and practices in the field. You’ll learn about the American justice system, including its history and current topics related to police, courts, corrections, juvenile justice, probation, parole, law and justice advocacy. Courses explore the general principles, procedures and ethics of criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, and community relations. You’ll also gain practical skills in such areas as investigations, interview tactics, crime scene processing, and more.

    In addition to an Applied Associates degree in Criminal Justice, we now offer certifications/ specializations in Policing, Corrections and Juvenile Justice. Whatever your career interest are, the SCC Criminal Justice program will make you a stronger candidate for a position at the local, state or federal level and can serve as a gateway into university-level criminal justice/ Criminology program.