Masthead Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

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Why Criminal Justice?

A career in Criminal Justice allows you to serve your community, protect lives and property, experience new challenges every day, and help people make life changing decisions. The Criminal Justice program at OTC emphasizes a combination of criminal justice theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. 

Top Careers

  • Entry-level positions in

  • Administration
  • Dispatch
  • Corrections
  • Probation 
  • Associate Degree
  • Diploma
  • Certificate
  • In-Person
  • Online
  • Day Class

Program Purpose Statement

The Criminal Justice Technology programs are a sequence of courses that prepare students for Criminal Justice professions. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of Criminal Justice theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Graduates who are current practitioners will benefit through enhancement of career potential. Entry-level persons will be prepared to pursue diverse opportunities in the corrections, security, investigative, and police administration fields.