Public Safety - Criminal Justice Program
Preview of the Public Safety - Criminal Justice 2020-21 program. Information subject to be updated.
Law Enforcement provides the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for a career in law enforcement. This course includes the ethical and legal responsibilities, operation of police and emergency telecommunication equipment, and courtroom testimony. Students will learn (CSI) Criminal Scene Investigations, Corrections, Private Security/Investigations, Self-Defense, Dispatching, and Military Drill & Demeanor. Students will also train using a Police Simulator. Students will also have a great opportunity of earning several college credits in Public Safety from Eastern Gateway Community College.
Students in this program will learn:
- Traffic investigation and enforcement
- Report writing
- Crime scene investigation and processing
- Private and industrial security
- Search and seizure laws & arrest
- Unarmed self-defense
Public Safety - Criminal Justice Higher Education Options
Graduates can continue on to either a two-year associate degree or a four-year bachelor's degree in criminal justice, with a focus on either police science/police administration or corrections, offered at Youngstown State University and Kent State University. Because of age and education requirements in most public security areas, a three- or four-year delay is likely before you can legally become a public peace officer. Your MCCTC Criminal Justice education can also help you specialize in security, intelligence or police work in the armed forces.
Articulation Agreements with the following institutions:
Public Safety - Criminal Justice Career Options
Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:
- Corrections Officer
- Emergency Dispatcher
- Retail/Industrial Security Specialist
- Store Detective
- Private Investigator
- Public Safety Officer
Public Safety - Criminal Justice Industry Credentials
- Corrections (TBD)
- NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800
- ASP Baton
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