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Excellent preparation for the police academy and other criminal justice careers.
Classes start every 8 weeks.
The median salary national salary for police officers. Forensic science techs earn up to $74,000.
The expected growth in the number of crime scene investigator jobs.
The number of career paths in the criminal justice field.
WHY STUDY CRIMINAL JUSTICE?
Learn the theories and practices of criminal justice and prepare for careers in law enforcement, corrections, forensics, homeland and border security, government agencies, law and many more.
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77 criminal justice career options
An Associate Degree will start you on the path to any of these rewarding careers. And if you get your degree from a liberal arts college like SMC, your degree program will include courses that will sharpen your critical thinking, research and communication skills: knowledge that will enhance your career opportunities and options.
Correctional Case Manager
Crime Prevention Specialist
Crime Scene Technician
Federal Protective Service
Gaming Surveillance Officer
Homeland Security Careers
IRS Special Agent
Legal Nurse Consultant
Loss Prevention Specialist
US Postal Inspector
Blood Spatter Analyst
Border Patrol Agent
Computer Forensics Investigator
Correctional Treatment Specialist
Crime Lab Analyst
Crime Scene Investigator
Criminal Law Paralegal
Customs and Border Protection Officer
Emergency Management Director
Fire and Police Dispatcher
First-Line Supervisor of Correctional Officers
First-Line Supervisor of Police and Detectives
Fish and Game Warden
Forensic Ballistics Expert
Forensic Science Technician
Information Security Analyst
Juvenile Probation Officer
Parking Enforcement Officer
Secret Service Agent
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselor
Transit and Railroad Police
Transportation Security Screener
United States Park Police
Youth Correctional Counselor