Self-paced eLearning course includes 6-months access to online content, all eBooks, supplemental content, and related course materials, as applicable.
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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.
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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For inquiries about our Adult Education and Apprenticeship programs, contact:
Shannon Tomlin, CATEC Adult Education and Apprenticeship Program Manager, by email or call (434) 973-1945