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Criminal Justice Technology

Programs of Study

Credit Hours: 67

Format: In-person and Online

Time to Complete: 2 Years

Start Term: Fall

Location: Davidson Campus

Average Starting Salary

$35,780-39,190/year ($17.20-18.84/hour)

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What You Can Get

What It's About

The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored.

Courses You'll Take

Emphasis is on criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics, and community relations. Additional studies may include issues and concepts of government, communications, computers, and technology.

What You'll Gain

Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include county detention officer, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.  With additional training, employment opportunities include police officer, deputy sheriff, state trooper, wildlife officer, and alcohol enforcement officer.

Special legal requirements exist which may limit the ability of an individual to obtain pre-employment experience, employment, or licensure in this field. Prospective students should obtain additional information from a College counselor or program faculty member prior to seeking admission.

67 Credit Hours: $5,092.00

Student Fees: $386.25

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County Detention Officer
Intensive Probation/Parole Surveillance Officer
Correctional Officer
Loss Prevention Specialist
Police Officer*
Deputy Sheriff*
State Trooper*
Wildlife Officer*
Alcohol Enforcement Officer*
* with additional training

Davidson-Davie Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award certificates, diplomas and associate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of  Davidson-Davie Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

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