Instructor: Steve Brannan (email@example.com)
Teacher Assistant: Lisa Lipp (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Program Goal: Criminal Justice is a broad-based career exploration program intended to give students skills, knowledge and occupational opportunities in the field.
Curriculum: Through a blending of rigorous academics with a strong hands-on component, students gain insight into what it takes to be successful in the criminal justice field. In addition, the program includes the study of civil and criminal law providing a strong foundation for entry into the security field or for advanced training at a police academy or college. Several certifications are available such as, NYS Security Guard, CPR/AED, First Aid and others through the Department of Justice, Homeland Security and OSHA.
Curriculum Areas/Units of Study:
Dual Credit (3 Credits Each): Finger Lakes Community College (BUS 131: Personal Money Management; MAT 110-Mathmatics of Money)
Articulation Agreements: Bryant and Stratton College (CRJU 103: Introduction to Justice System; PLEG 100: Introduction to Legal Studies); Finger Lakes Community College (Credit Upon Review); Herkimer County Community College (CJ 125: Intro to Law Enforcement; Criminal Justice Elective)
Job Outlook (US Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook):
- Police and Detectives-$63,380 Median Pay; 7% Growth
- Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists-$53,020 Median Pay; 6% Growth
- Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers-$28,530 Median Pay; 6% Growth
- Correctional Officers and Bailiffs-$44,400 Median Pay; -7% Growth
- Forensic Science Technicians-$58,230 Median Pay; 17% Growth