Certificate in Criminal Justice

Students may begin their education with a certificate in Criminal Justice. The program offers the busy professional a certificate concentrating on the core courses in the Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science degree. Upon completion, the student can continue immediately into the bachelor’s degree program. Students with transfer credit should meet with an Academic Advisor to determine what courses may transfer into the CJ certificate program.

Note: Students will be held to all course prerequisites.


Certificate Core Courses (21 credits)

CTA 206 Computer Applications

CRJ 101 Survey of Criminal Justice

CRJ 205 Principles of Criminology

ENG 121 English Composition I

ENG 122 English Composition II

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology

Criminal Justice Electives (6 credits)

Two courses with the CRJ prefix

Free Elective (3 credits)

Total credits for Certificate in Criminal Justice: 30