Oct 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Criminal Justice Technical Certificate


For more information on this program, contact the Social Science and Education division at 615-230-3231.

The Criminal Justice Technical Certificate is a multi-disciplinary program offering students a competitive edge when seeking employment for entry level positions in criminal justice field.  Students completing the certificate may apply to coursework toward the AAS or AS/AA degree in Criminal Justice.

Evening classes are available.

 For additional information about this degree program, go to https://www.volstate.edu/academics/social-science-and-education/criminal-justice.

Certificate Requirements - Credits (18)


DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

Total Certificate Requirements - Credits (18)


Career and Salary Information


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website http://www.onetonline.org or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Career Beginning Salary Experienced Salary
Police Officer/Deputy Sheriff $28,490 $43,190
Corrections Officer/Jailer $24,000 $30,340
Dispatcher/Support Position $20,160 $37,440
Loss Prevention Officer $16,890 $28,980

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

Traditional Schedule (One Semester)


Elective (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)

Elective (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)