Associate in Science
The Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Studies program provides students with the tools they need to enter into a career in the expanding field of law enforcement, the emerging area of homeland security, or transfer to a baccalaureate degree program. The program has a rigorous curriculum taught by dedicated faculty uniquely qualified in their academic disciplines. The program is designed to educate students to be critical thinkers who communicate effectively, and who act in an ethical manner.
Students will participate in an internship in the career path of their choice, such as, criminal justice, homeland security, law, youth/juvenile delinquency, private investigation, or probation and parole. Internships provide a useful mechanism for students to assess their interest and apply their classroom knowledge in an area of their choice. The program director and the cooperating agencies assess the best placement for students based on the student’s academic preparation, past experiences, and personal maturity.