Criminal Justice Technology

  • Associate in Applied Science (AAS), Certificate
  • Certificate in Criminal Justice
  • AAS Program: 5 semesters, including 1 summer term
  • Admission Cycle: Every semester
  • Maximum Number Admitted Annually: Open

Career Description

This program is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state and federal law enforcement, judicial processes and corrections. The role of the criminal justice systems within society will be explored.

Careers Available

After successful completion of this course, a student can apply with local, state and some federal agencies.

Entry-Level Salary

  • $28,000 – $32,000/yr.

Course of Study

Program has strong emphasis in practical lab work and requires a 16-week spring internship with a local criminal justice agency. Instructors in this program all have field experience in some phase of law enforcement. You can earn your criminal justice degree online.

Recommended Courses and Skills

High school algebra II.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Attention to detail, determination, high moral values, a desire and ability to help others.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Criminal Justice Technology Program, contact Theresa Hicks, Criminal Justice Program Coordinator, at 336.757.3059 or thicks@forsythtech.edu.