If you want to make a difference in the lives of others and are strongly dedicated to public safety and the rule of law, consider the Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice/Homeland Security program at FORTIS Online. This program prepares students academically and professionally for entry-level positions in the criminal justice field. This fully online program is designed to provide an education that is practical and relevant to the existing and emerging careers in the criminal justice field. Courses are designed to provide students with a solid foundation in traditional criminal justice, focusing on such vital topics as criminal law, investigation and the American court system. Students are exposed to issues in homeland security and terrorism, computer-based crime, and multiculturalism in law enforcement.
Courses in the Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice/Homeland Security program include:
Graduates of this fully online program can pursue employment in a variety of entry-level positions within the criminal justice system, including private security officer, law enforcement officer, probation officer, parole officer, customer service/fraud protection and corrections officer.
Employment with certain law enforcement agencies may require separate certification through a basic police training academy or other agency-specific program.
At FORTIS Online, our Student Services team offers a wide range of practical student resources to support each student’s unique needs. This team also serves as students’ main point of contact throughout their programs to ensure they always have the support needed to be successful online learners. Our Career Services department can help you in your job search by assisting you with developing a professional, marketable resume. This department also regularly contacts prospective employers to uncover employment opportunities and matches appropriate candidates to the opportunities.
Contact FORTIS Online today to learn more about our Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice/Homeland Security program!
Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations. Contact local campus for accreditation information.
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