Earn your A.S. and continue with your bachelor's degree at SPC
Our flexible Associate in Science Degree in Criminal Justice Technology gives you a foundation in public safety and an education credential if you want to move up in your career. You choose your specialty based on your interests or experience. This A.S. degree transfers to our bachelor's degree in Public Safety Administration.
Your public safety academy training applies to this degree
If you have completed one of SPC's training academies, you can earn academic credit towards our A.S. degree in Criminal Justice Technology.
Please NOTE: This program does not prepare you for certification as a Correctional Officer, Law Enforcement Officer, Correctional Probation Officer, Auxiliary Correctional Officer or Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer. You must successfully complete a Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) Basic Recruit Program, such as one of SPC's training academies, to become a certified officer through FDLE.
Law enforcement careers
This program prepares you to work as an Officer, Supervisor or Manager in law enforcement agencies, correctional institutions, juvenile courts, crime laboratories, private security, or other legal or public service fields.
Our Associate in Science degree in Criminal Justice Technology teaches you:
- The nature and principles of the criminal justice system
- Criminal investigation procedure
- Juvenile delinquency issues
- Law enforcement administration and operations
- The fields of corrections and criminal law
- Rules of evidence