If you have a desire to fight for truth and justice and care about your community, you should consider a Criminal Justice training program. With Miller-Motte Technical College’s Criminal Justice program, there are several careers in Criminal Justice that could be the perfect fit for you.
You can earn an Associate of Occupational Science degree by completing our Criminal Justice program in as little as 18 months. So if you live in Columbus or LaGrange, GA, earning a degree has never been easier.
This Criminal Justice training program is a Hybrid track program. What does this mean for you? You will take most of your coursework online with video, audio and text-based lessons and interactive discussion groups. You’ll then spend a few hours each week at the campus for face-to-face training. It’s the best of both worlds, for your convenience.
After graduating from our Criminal Justice training program, you’ll have a chance to make a real difference in your community and the world. But making a difference isn’t easy, unless you have the right skills and education. At Miller-Motte Technical College, our Criminal Justice program will give you the skills you need to succeed.
As part of your education at Miller-Motte, you’ll take a variety of Criminal Justice training courses, all taught by experienced instructors. Here are just a few of the classes you’ll take:
To find out additional information about the classes in our Criminal Justice program, download our Course Catalog.
Getting an education is important, but it’s even more important to be able to get a job when you’re done. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 12% growth rate for Security Guards by 2022.* When you graduate with your Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Criminal Justice, you can be sure there will be plenty of career options to choose from including:
Correctional Officer and Jailer
Correctional Officers and Jailers help keep both prisoners safe and the public safe when prisoners are moving between the courtroom and prison. You’ll oversee people who have been accused of crimes as well as people who have already been convicted.
As a Court Clerk, you’ll ensure that courtroom proceedings are completed efficiently and accurately. You’ll work closely with attorneys and witnesses, preparing them for court, preparing court dockets, recording court proceedings and making sure they know when to be in court.
Security guards are an important part of preventing crime. As a Security Guard, you’ll watch people and buildings and familiarize yourself with routine procedures so that you’re aware of any suspicious activity. Often, Security Guards are the first people to notice theft, vandalism, terrorism, fire and other criminal activity.
Starting a new career shouldn’t be daunting. To see how Miller-Motte Technical College Columbus, GA’s Criminal Justice program can help you earn an Associate of Occupational Science Degree and start an exciting new career, call us today at 800.705.9182 or click here for more information.*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/protective-service/security-guards.htm (visited May 22, 2015). Note: This program is not intended to meet state requirements for a law enforcement officer or police officer.