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Criminal Justice

What is it?

Image: Justice ScalesCriminal Justice: A career in criminal justice is one of today’s most challenging and exciting opportunities. Graduates can enjoy a variety of employment opportunities that provide unique day-to-day work experiences. The criminal justice fields are demanding better trained and educated personnel. Careers are available in a variety of areas, and Darton State College’s criminal justice program prepares students for careers in all three major areas of the system – law enforcement, courts, and corrections – as well as for transfer to a baccalaureate program.

Image: Court HouseStudents can earn the Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice online. This exciting opportunity allows students to earn a college degree in criminal justice by taking classes that fit their schedule. Darton’s online courses will provide the same quality of instruction that students find in our classrooms. Students can pursue online criminal justice courses as well as many online general education courses leading toward the associate degree. Students can also apply for admission and financial aid, register, pay fees, and purchase books completely online.

Georgia P.O.S.T. certified police officers, corrections officers, and jail officers can receive credit for up to 12 hours through Prior Learning Assessment. P.O.S.T. certified police officers can receive credit for the Introduction to Criminal Justice and Criminal Law courses. P.O.S.T. certified correctional and jail officers can receive credit for the Corrections course. Additionally, any P.O.S.T. certified officer who has completed the three course series on Management and Supervision or the PMP program through the CSU Command College can receive credit for the Criminal Justice Management and Supervision course. You must be a currently enrolled student at Darton State College.

Interested students should contact:

Jason Armstrong
Criminal Justice Program Coordinator

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For more information:

Jason D. Armstrong
Criminal Justice Program Coordinator
(229) 317-6837
Office I-225

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To inquire about the Criminal Justice program, please contact Email: Jason D. Armstrong.
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Last Update: June 20, 2016 5:16 PM

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