Associate in Science
The mission of the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Criminal Justice Technology is to educate, train, and develop students for entry-level positions in the criminal justice system. The curriculum emphasizes the development of introductory knowledge of criminological theories and ethics in the criminal justice system, along with communication and critical thinking skills. The program has an applied focus on corrections, courts, policing, juvenile justice, and victim service professions.
The Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Criminal Justice Technology is designed to prepare its graduates with entry-level skills for employment in the criminal justice system. The program emphasizes knowledge of criminological theories, ethics, criminal justice system components, communication, and critical thinking skills. The program has an applied focus on corrections, courts, policing, juvenile justice, and victim service professions. This degree is part of a pre-College program: A. Philip Randolph High School's Public Safety Magnet Program offers dual enrollment to work toward this associate in science degree.
Students may be eligible to receive college credits for Florida Department of Law Enforcement Certifications as Law Enforcement or Corrections Officers (completion of an academy program/workforce certificate is required). See a program advisor for the most current information.
A technical certificate, Criminal Justice Technology Specialist (6420) (T.C.) , is included as an option within this degree program. Students may pursue the A.S. degree and earn the technical certificate while completing the requirements for the degree, or pursue the certificate to develop or upgrade their skills. Contact an advisor to determine the career education path that is best for you.
Please note that by being enrolled in this degree program you may automatically meet the requirements for the aforementioned technical certificate. If you meet the requirements for the technical certificate, as a result of being enrolled in this degree program, you may automatically be awarded the technical certificate upon meeting its requirements as well. If you choose to opt out of this automatic awarding of a technical certificate please contact an advisor to do so.
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Tameiko Grant, Instructional Program Manager, (904) 646-2328 or firstname.lastname@example.org