2023-2024 Catalog 
    
    Mar 02, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog

Criminal Justice, Certificate


Program Code: CMJ.CERT.CJC

This program provides the skills and knowledge needed to begin a career in corrections and/or law enforcement. 

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* This course has a prerequisite.

Learning Outcomes


Graduates of this program should be able to:

  1. Use an ethical framework and an understanding of legal constraints to make decisions as a criminal justice professional;
  2. Develop specialized technical knowledge and skills relevant to sub-specialties in the field of criminal justice to ensure public safety;
  3. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills required of law enforcement and correctional professionals;
  4. Apply critical-thinking skills and logic to analyze and solve a variety of complex problems in the criminal justice environment;
  5. Manage and administer the proper care, supervision and rehabilitation of diverse offender populations within a variety of correctional and law enforcement settings including probation and parole; and
  6. Differentiate the institutions, law and theories that comprise the U.S. criminal justice system.