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Self-paced eLearning course includes 6-months access to online content, all eBooks, supplemental content, and related course materials, as applicable

Tuition: $1,699

Register: Click here to enroll

Contact: Call (434) 973-1945 for more information

CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONAL ONLINE

THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONAL FOR CAPM PROFESSION

The Criminal Justice Professional online program from CATEC provides students the basic competencies involved in criminal justice, legal and investigative ethics, criminal law and procedure as well as juvenile justice and criminal courts. Many legal assistants, law enforcement professionals, as well as court and corrections officials have acquired a background understanding in Criminal Justice in order to better inform their positions and everyday actions on the job. An increasingly complex field, with the capability of DNA evidence, the growing privatization of correctional facilities and multifaceted discussions on changes in federal sentencing legislation, criminal justice professionals have a background that is applicable in a variety of fields. Ideal for anyone looking toward a career in this fascinating field as well as experienced professionals looking for additional education, the Criminal Justice Professional program has a variety of applications. For more information, click here.

THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM

The Criminal Justice Professional online program from CATEC offers a comprehensive look at the American criminal justice system, particularly from the legal side. Understanding what’s required for a conviction, the standards by which defendants are measured and the ins and outs of evidentiary considerations are imperative for anyone working in law enforcement, investigation or security as well as individuals working for companies that serve these fields. The Criminal Justice program brings together a strategic sample of topics that ensure learners complete this track with the knowledge and skills they’ll require to excel in these fields. 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Students should have or be pursuing a high school diploma or GED.  

  • National certification is available for students who complete this course including National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Criminal Justice Professional certification.

DETAILED COURSE TOPICS COVERED

  • Define key terms related to the justice system 

  • Examine the justice system 

  • Analyze concepts related to criminal law 

  • Compare and contrast theories of crime 

  • Evaluate the impact history has had on the American justice system 

  • Examine issues and emerging trends in criminal justice 

  • Define terms related to criminal law 

  • Examine the purpose and function of criminal law 

  • Assess legal issues as presented in court cases 

  • Analyze key concepts related to criminal law 

  • Examine various laws 

  • Define key concepts related to ethics 

  • Explain the impact of ethical decisions 

  • Explain the relationship between values, morals, ethics, and critical thinking 

  • Compare and contrast philosophies related to ethics 

  • Analyze the process of making ethical decisions 

  • Examine ethics in the criminal justice system 

  • Evaluate methods used to address ethical misconduct in society

EACH COURSE INCLUDES

  • 24/7 instructor support and course mentoring 

  • Student and instructor collaboration 

  • Engaging labs, student exercises, course videos and animated simulations 

  • Student pre and post assessments and online performance tracking 

  • National and state certification opportunities 

  • A secure Student Portal which includes: career guidance, resume writing and other career resources 

HOW TO ENROLL

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CONTACT US

For inquiries about our Adult Education and Apprenticeship programs, contact:

  • Emily Thomas, CATEC Adult Education and Apprenticeship Office Associate/Database Administrator, by email or call (434) 973-1945

  • Shannon Tomlin, CATEC Adult Education and Apprenticeship Program Manager, by email or call (434) 973-1945