Modern criminals are more sophisticated than ever, and criminal justice professionals must be well-trained to confront criminal behavior head-on. Our program is ideal for students who wish to start a career as an officer of the law, a criminal investigator, or in the correctional system.
In our criminal Justice program, you’ll learn the latest crime fighting and investigation techniques from the men and women who worked in the field. Our criminal justice faculty members include former police officers, federal law enforcement officers, police chiefs, crime scene investigators, and homicide detectives.
Tuition Exemption for Peace Officers
This program may provide an exemption from some tuition and laboratory fees to eligible persons employed as a Peace Officer by the state of Texas or by a political subdivision of Texas. Click the link for more information.
Criminal Justice (AA)
Our Associate of Art - Field of Study degree in Criminal Justice is designed for those wishing to major in criminal justice and later obtain their bachelor’s degree. We provide you with a theoretical and practical understanding of the American Criminal Justice System by teaching the complex aspects of crime and criminal justice.
Law Enforcement Investigations (AAS)
The Associate of Applied Science in Law Enforcement Investigations is intended for those who wish to seek employment with a law enforcement agency upon graduation.
Criminal Justice Field of Study (Certificate)
As a stepping stone toward completion of an Associate’s degree, our program has an 18-semester hour Certificate of Proficiency in Criminal Justice. These courses make up the Criminal Justice curriculum found in the AA-Field of Study and give our students their initial credential that can assist in their gaining employment with a law enforcement agency.
Criminal Justice Student Association
Be a part of one of the largest student organizations on campus. We bring in special speakers to discuss topics in criminal justice, as well as take trips around the country to further your education.
Criminal Justice Students at a mock crime scene.
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