Individuals who work in Criminal Justice have a strong interest in security, ethics and have the desire to serve their community in a beneficial way. They also are interested in human behavior, psychology and helping others improve their lives.
This program provides the academic preparation to pursue a broad spectrum of criminal justice careers including law enforcement at the local, county, state and federal level; courts, corrections, parole and probation, immigration and naturalization, customs, workplace security, and private investigators.
Students should be aware that some employers may require criminal background checks, psychological evaluations, physical examinations and drug screens.
“The personal aspect is so important to me. It's nice to know they are showing me what I need to learn in the best way possible. I want to create an amazing life for my children.“Sarah Madrid, Criminal Justice Student
The program is designed to take 60 academic weeks to complete. 81% of graduates from this program finished in this time.
The job placement rate for students who completed this program in 2014-2015 is 50%.
Local and State Enforcement
Loss Prevention Officer
Transportation Security Officer
Pioneer Pacific College offers practical training and experience allowing for a smooth transition into the workplace. As a Criminal Justice student, you will learn about the following:
The cost of certain required books, tools and supplies is included in the lab fee. Once issued, these items become the property of the student and the lab fee cannot be refunded. Other fees may apply. Some books become the property of the student and others are loaned for the term(s) for which they are needed. All loaned books must be returned in good condition at the end of each term. Students who graduate or withdraw must within one week return all books or the appropriate replacement charge will be made against the student’s account.
In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, 93.06% of graduates used loans to finance their education.
% (not available) of students in this institution who took out federal student loans are successfully repaying them.