Are You Interested in Starting a Criminal Justice Program in Conway, SC?
If you’d like to protect and serve your community, you could get your Associate of Applied Science Degree by taking the Criminal Justice program offered at Miller-Motte Technical College, Conway.
In as little as 18 months, you can earn your Criminal Justice Associate of Applied Science Degree when you complete Miller-Motte’s Criminal Justice program in Conway, SC. A career in Criminal Justice will be both exciting and fulfilling. Whether you live in Conway, SC, Carolina Forest, Loris and Myrtle Beach and Florence, you can start on the path to your new career today.
This Criminal Justice 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. Hybrid classes in Conway, SC: it’s the best of both worlds, for your convenience.
Or, if you’re interested in completing your education online, check out our online Criminal Associate in Applied Science Degree.
What You’ll Learn in Our Criminal Justice Program
Our Criminal Justice program includes courses taught by qualified instructors and provides opportunity for an externship to gain the hands-on experience you need to be successful.
Here are a few of the courses that you will take in our Criminal Justice program:
- Criminology: This course examines causation, criminal deviation and processes in criminal justice. Criminal typology and patterns are studied as well as the social, economic and psychological forces involved in the perpetration of a crime.
- Information Security & Cyber Crime: This course explains the role of the criminal justice professional within information security including an understanding of cybercrime, cyber-victimization and cyberterrorism as well as forensic investigations and information security risk assessment.
- Terrorism and Homeland Security: This course provides students with a comprehensive look at the issues surrounding terrorism and the impact it has on Homeland Security. Students will explore the origins, motivations, tactics and financing of various domestic and international terrorism agents. Students will further analyze the role terrorism plays on international policy, Homeland Security and domestic policy.
To learn more about the courses we offer in our Criminal Justice program, you can download our Course Catalog.
Criminal Justice Careers
The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that by the year 2022, there will be a 12% increase in jobs for Security Guards.* With an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice, you’ll be prepared to go after a job in this growing field.
Security Guards maintain the security of people and buildings. As a Security Guard, you will patrol building perimeters to check for problems or suspicious activity. You may also monitor surveillance equipment in order to keep an eye on bigger areas.
Correctional Officer and Jailer
Correctional Officers and Jailers guard prisoners in penal or rehabilitative institutions, making sure they follow any rules and regulations of the institution. As a Correctional Officer and Jailer, you will also guard prisoners when they are traveling between prison facilities and the courtroom.
Court Clerks manage courtrooms, keeping everyone and everything organized. As a Court Clerk, you will perform clerical duties like recording court proceedings or securing documents. You will also communicate with both lawyers and witnesses to let them know when they need to appear in court.
Find Out More about Getting an Associate of Applied Science Degree in our Criminal Justice Program
If you’re interested in Criminal Justice careers, call today for more information about our Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice. Call us today at 800.705.9182 or click here to request more information about our Criminal Justice program.* 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 June 29, 2015).