To pursue a career in Criminal Justice is to dedicate your life to the very heart of American society, the promise of “liberty and justice for all.” By majoring in Criminal Justice, you’re making a commitment to one day join the ranks of those who serve and protect their communities. At Post University, you’ll learn the inner workings of our country’s criminal justice, security and penal systems, preparing you for a career upholding the power and promise of equal treatment for all under the law.
Students enrolled in Post University’s Associate of Science in Criminal Justice degree program develop skills in report writing, finger printing, ballistic examination and crime scene documentation. Students will gain well-rounded knowledge in the areas of law enforcement, forensic science, corporate security, criminal investigation, and department of corrections. Students are encouraged to seek out internships that will grant them hands-on access to work in corrections, the court system, and local, state and federal law enforcement.
Graduates of Post University’s Associate of Science in Criminal Justice degree program are prepared for a variety of career options at the federal, state and local levels of law enforcement. You could secure employment as a court security officer through the U.S. Marshal Service or as a corporate security officer for a major company. Many students opt to continue their studies and earn a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree.
The Associate of Science in Criminal Justice degree program is offered on campus, online and at our regional locations throughout Connecticut.
|A.S. IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEGREE PROGRAM FAST FACTS|
|DEGREE PROGRAM COST|
|2-Year Degree Program Tuition and Fees*||$54,900|
|2-Year Room and Board*||$20,885|
|Approximate Program Text Book Cost*||$3,000|
|*This is the cost of the entire degree program using current tuition and room and board rates. Actual program cost will vary depending on the amount of financial aid provided and whether or not students transfer in any credits. For current tuition rates, go to http://www.post.edu/maincampus/tuition.shtml.|
|OCCUPATIONS (This degree will prepare you for careers including, but not limited to, the ones listed below.)|
|Criminal Investigators and Special Agents||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-3021.03|
|Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-3051.03|
|First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-1012.00|
|Private Detectives and Investigators||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-9021.00|
|Transit and Railroad Police||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-3052.00|
|Police Identification and Records Officers||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-3021.02|
|Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/21-1092.00|
|Occupational Health and Safety Specialists||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/29-9011.00|
|Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-3051.00|
|First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-1011.00|
|Loss Prevention Specialists||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-9099.02|