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Criminal Justice is one of America's fastest-growing career fields. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for correctional officers, law enforcement officers, and security officers is projected to increase as much as 35% through 2010. (Bureau of labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2002-2003)
Jefferson College knows the demanding schedule of today’s students and professionals. To meet this demand, Jefferson College has designed a full range of degree tracks for students interested in pursuing a career in the criminal justice profession.
The Criminal Justice program at Jefferson College teaches the fundamentals of the criminal justice profession, providing the student with a broad base of knowledge that integrates academic content in corrections, law enforcement, court systems, and private security. The primary goal of this program is to give students the broad-based preparation necessary to become qualified criminal justice professionals in the field.