Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice Certificate provides students with the basics of the United States criminal justice system including juvenile crime, criminal behavior and policing.  Students can enroll in the certificate by itself or along with the associate degree in Criminal Justice. A certificate in criminal justice, as a supplement to another degree program, can set students apart from others who are seeking employment in the criminal justice field. For individuals already working in criminal justice, this certificate is an effective way to establish credentials. Completing this program also provides many benefits for students who work in other fields. 

Employers in many lines of business, including information technology, education, or social services, may value the professional expertise and personal determination this certificate demonstrates. 

Many of the courses in this program are offered at all three Atlantic Cape campus locations. Additionally, for the busy professional, this certificate can be completed 100% online.

For further information, contact area coordinator, Dean Wyks, (609) 343-4915 or dwyks@atlantic.edu.

 

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Summarize the importance of ethics, social responsibility, honesty and accuracy in business reporting;
  • State basic criminal justice principles effectively in written, oral and technology based applications;
  • Identify the imdpact of government in the roles assigned to the criminal justice system.

(CRJU-Fall 2018)

 

Communication

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

Social Science

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

Program Elective

Choose: CRIM course 

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
3
Total credits:
30

Overview

Program

Criminal Justice

Type

Certificate