Graduates of the Criminal Justice & Security Services – Ohio Security OPOTA certification diploma program from Bryant & Stratton College are prepared for entry-level positions within the criminal justice field. Students develop the foundation required to fill roles in both the public and private sectors of the security and criminal justice fields.
Bryant & Stratton College utilized feedback from key employers from the criminal justice field to ensure that the diploma program developed the proper skills to give graduates the proper guidance to entry-level positions within the field. Students also have the opportunity to use the credits they earn to continue their education, if they so choose. Jobs in juvenile justice, law enforcement, parole, and probation are just some of the career opportunities graduates will be prepared for.
In addition to the diploma, this 30-credit training program satisfies all state and college program requirements of the Ohio Peace Officer Certification.
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, and students are urged to research any potential post-education requirements in their region as they prepare to pursue a diploma in Criminal Justice & Security Services.
*Only available in Ohio and not available online*
Graduates of this program may apply courses and earned credits toward the associate degree in Criminal Justice Studies – Ohio Security OPOTA at Bryant & Stratton College.
To learn more about the courses in the Criminal Justice and Security Services OPOTA Certification diploma program, please consult our course catalog.
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