2020-2021 College Catalog

Criminal Justice Technology Specialist TCC

Criminal Justice Technology Specialist TCC (Major Code: CJ11)

Program Description

The Criminal Justice Technology Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit emphasizes a combination of criminal justice theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Completion of this technical certificate of credit may permit students to pursue entry level opportunities in any of the three components of the Criminal Justice System (Police, Courts, or Corrections). Completion of the Criminal Justice Technology Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit does not ensure certification of officer status in Georgia. Students must seek such certification from the Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Council.

Career Information


Police, Sheriff's Deputy, Private Security

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 19.2% nationally and 7.4% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $25,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Mortissa Harvey
Program Director, Criminal Justice
Academic Building C2127

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 Terms

Credit Hours: 18

Estimated Program Cost: $3,342

Course Outline


Occupational Courses (18 Credits)

FYES 1001First Year Experience Seminar


CRJU 1010Intro. To Criminal Justice


CRJU 1030Corrections


CRJU 1040Principles Of Law Enforcement


CRJU 1068Criminal Law - Criminal Justic


CRJU 2020Constitutional Law


Total Credit Hours: 18


Program Outcomes

1. Graduates should be able to attain academic, occupational, and professional knowledge.
2. Graduates should be able to attain skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement.