Rockingham Community College

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Criminal Justice Technology


  • Associate in Applied Science 
  • Certificate – Criminal Justice Management 
  • Certificate – Criminal Justice Human Services

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

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

Note: Graduates of the Criminal Justice AAS degree program may continue their education at RCC and earn a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice through a partnership with Greensboro College. Learn more here.

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