Diploma in Criminal Justice
Central Carolina Community College

Program Details

A Diploma in Criminal Justice can lead to a career in a variety of law enforcement roles. This diploma program from CCCC can also lead to an associate’s degree in Criminal Justice Technology from the school.

Classes take a hands-on approach, with students processing mock crime scenes to collect and preserve evidence, interview witnesses and victims, and use a variety of investigative tools. Students will learn about current laws, courtroom procedures, and rules of evidence. Graduates can find careers in roles including probation and parole officers; local, state, or federal law enforcement officers; wildlife and park rangers; and court intake counselors.

Students will study topics including:

  • Criminology
  • Court procedure and evidence
  • Criminal law
  • Ethics and community relations
  • Investigative principles
  • Juvenile justice


  • Official high school or GED transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges