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:
- Court procedure and evidence
- Criminal law
- Ethics and community relations
- Investigative principles
- Juvenile justice
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Central Carolina Community College is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score
- Students need a qualifying GPA, official test scores or complete on-campus placement tests.