Criminal Justice Training - Pioneer Pacific College
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Criminal Justice – Associate of Applied Science

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.

Sarah Madrid“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

Program Details

How long will it take me to complete this program?

The program is designed to take 60 academic weeks to complete. 81% of graduates from this program finished in this time.

What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?

The job placement rate for students who completed this program in 2014-2015 is 50%.


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Possible completion

  • 70 academic weeks

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Typical Jobs

Security Officer
Administrative Assistant
Local and State Enforcement
Loss Prevention Officer
Transportation Security Officer

Areas of Study

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:

  • American Government
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Confessions, Admissions and Interviews
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Juvenile Justice and Procedure
  • Correctional Systems, Probation & Parole
  • Narcotics & Dangerous Drugs
  • Victimology
  • Criminal Evidence
  • Intro to Homeland Security
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Computer Skills including Microsoft Windows & Microsoft Office

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Discover if Criminal Justice is the right career for you by calling one of our helpful Admissions Officers at 1-866-772-4636 or contact us online and we’ll get in touch to further discuss your interests in a criminal justice career.

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