2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog
Criminal Justice Technology (A.S.) (2239)
Associate in Science
The Criminal Justice Technology program is under the guidance of an advisory committee composed of community leaders and administrators from local criminal justice agencies. This assures that students will receive modern, up-to-date instruction that is relevant to current practices in the field.
General education courses are offered in the day and evening.
Andrew Jackson High School’s Criminal Justice Magnet Program offers dual enrollment to work toward the A.S. degree.
The Criminal Justice Bio-Terrorism course is recommended for a basic understanding of terrorism strategies, biological and chemical toxins, and methods that identify and neutralize terrorist groups and tactics.
This program is part of the FCCJ Co-op/Internship Opportunities Program. Your internship gives you first hand experience, college credits, a professional resume, as well as networking contacts and references. You’ll shadow patrol, homicide, burglary, special victims and crime scene investigation (CSI) units, and witness courtroom procedures from testimony to arrest.
Career Opportunities, Rapid Placement
This degree provides the opportunity to work within the various criminal justice agencies as counselors, intake specialists, clerks and other positions that support the operations. Twice a year, open house recruitment fairs allow you to apply for programs and positions with numerous local and state agencies, as well as the FBI.
Entry level salaries for range from $28,000-$36,000 for entry level positions.
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Total Credit Hours: 64