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2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Criminal Justice, CSC

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ACADEMIC PLAN: 221-400-45

CIP CODE: 43.0103

AWARD: Career Studies Certificate

LENGTH: Less than 1 Year


This career studies certificate program will afford professional development opportunities for criminal justice professionals and provide a broad overview of the profession for those individuals seeking employment in the field. All of the courses in this program are acceptable for credit in the Criminal Justice, AAS   program.

Courses in this program fulfill requirements for the Criminal Justice, AAS   degree.The Criminal Justice Career Studies Certificate program alone is NOT eligible for financial aid.  Interested students should consult an academic counselor for further information.

Admissions Requirements:

Individuals are eligible for admission to CVCC if they are high school graduates or the equivalent, or if they are eighteen years of age or older and able to benefit academically from study at the community college, as demonstrated by assessment in reading, writing, and mathematics.

Program Requirements:

All students expected to complete the requirements for a degree, diploma, certificate, or career studies certificate must complete an Application for Graduation.


The Program Pathway for Criminal Justice CSC is a resource for students that lists the following items:

  • The recommended order in which to take the program courses
  • Suggested course when more than one option exists
  • If the course has a prerequisite
  • Courses that my lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

Please Complete Program Requirements in the Order Listed:

Total Program Credits: 12

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