Criminal Justice Specialist Certificate
Ogeechee Technical College

Program Details

The online Criminal Justice Specialist Certificate is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level positions in the criminal justice field, including the areas of corrections, security, investigation, and police administration.  The curriculum consists of five criminal justice courses and develops academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills in criminal justice, so students are able to find, retain, and advance in careers in the field.  Courses are:

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice 
  • Corrections 
  • Principles of Law Enforcement 
  • Criminal Law for Criminal Justice
  • Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice


  • At least 16 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Official transcripts
  • SAT/ACT or Accuplacer/placement test scores

School Accreditation Statement

Council on Occupational Education, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges