Do you dream of protecting and serving the family and community you love? Have you always aspired to a career in the legal system? Do you want to become an important part of the community? With an Associate in Occupational Studies degree in the field of Criminal Justice, you’ll be ready for the career you’ve always wanted.
At McCann, you can earn your Associate in Occupational Studies degree in Criminal Justice and start your career in as little as 18 months. We designed our Criminal Justice program to provide you with hands-on learning experiences that will set you apart from other job candidates.
McCann has helped many students from the Bastrop, Ruston, Winnsboro, Calhoun, Farmerville, and Rayville areas of Louisiana get started in successful careers.
If you’re ready to start a new career, learn how Criminal Justice courses can get you started.
In our Criminal Justice program, you’ll learn how to do important work in the American justice system. You’ll learn how to put your skills and knowledge to good use, helping those in need, when you enroll in classes like:
Introduction to Corrections: This course addresses the structure, principles, organization, administration, and operations of jails, prisons, probation, and parole. This will include taking an in-depth look at various correctional programming to help rehabilitate the offender, the history behind the U.S. correctional system and the juvenile correctional system.
Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice: In this course, students will observe the principle issues in contemporary criminal justice as well as future predictions. Students will focus on the three components of criminal justice, court, police, and corrections: past, present, and future. The students will also participate in analytical review and discussion at the local, state, federal and global levels of the criminal justice system.
Juvenile Justice: This course explores the evolution and development of the juvenile justice system. Juvenile delinquent behavior, theory, cause, and prevention are examined. Biological, psychological and sociological factors are considered as cases of juvenile crime are viewed from the perspective of the juvenile justice system and its current practices.
Criminal Justice students at McCann School of Business & Technology also receive hands-on training through externships where you’ll be able to apply your knowledge in the real world. For more information, download our Course Catalog.
The skills and knowledge you’ll gain in the Criminal Justice program will be in high demand when you graduate. With your new qualifications, you’ll be prepared for careers such as:
*Note: This program is not intended to meet state requirements for a law enforcement officer or police officer.
Are you ready to add more purpose to your daily life? By earning your Associate in Occupational Studies degree in Criminal Justice from McCann in Monroe, Louisiana, you will be preparing yourself for an exciting new career. Call us at 866.865.8065 or click here to request more information.