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Basic Criminal Justice Certificate

Program Details

The online Basic Criminal Justice Certificate program from Dallas County Community College District is attached to the AAS and AA in Criminal Justice degrees, designed for students who desire exposure to the basic elements of the criminal justice system but who also intend to transfer to a four-year institution. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Fundamentals of Criminal Law
  • Crime in America
  • Court Systems & Practices
  • Police Systems & Practices

This program is offered at the following DCCCD schools:

  • Cedar Valley
  • Mountain View


  • Official high school and/or college transcripts

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges