Build the foundation of a law enforcement career with an associate degree in Criminal Justice Studies – Ohio Security OPOTA from Bryant & Stratton College. The Criminal Justice Studies – Ohio Security OPOTA associate degree program provides students with the skills needed for jobs in security, law enforcement, corrections, parole and probation, and other areas within the criminal justice field.
The Criminal Justice Studies – Ohio Security OPOTA associate degree program places an emphasis on new and evolving technology used in the law enforcement field. This focus ensures that graduates are prepared to handle the expectations of entry-level positions in either the public or private sector of law enforcement. Additional areas of study provide students with both the theory and practice of delinquency and criminal behavior along with other primary functions of law enforcement.
Many careers in criminal justice have additional requirements such as background checks, academy training, and physical fitness standards. These mandates often vary on a state-by-state or city-by-city basis, so students are urged to research any potential post-education requirements in their region as they prepare to pursue an associate degree in Criminal Justice Studies – Ohio Security OPOTA.
Graduates will receive the Ohio Private Security Certification upon completion of the Criminal Justice Studies – Ohio Security OPOTA associate degree program.
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Apply basic theories of criminal justice operations and management.
Communicate effectively within the criminal justice system.
Understand the laws regulating public conduct.
Understand and apply concepts of community relations.
Identify and resolve ethical issues in criminal justice.
Follow criminal law and liabilities.
Use information technology skills in criminal justice applications.
Satisfy all state and college program requirements of the Ohio Private Security Certification.
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