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Criminal Justice & Security Services Diploma

Diploma

Online or On-Campus

Criminal Justice & Security Services Diploma

Establish the foundation to pursue a career path in criminal justice with the Criminal Justice & Security Services diploma from Bryant & Stratton College. This 36-credit diploma program prepares graduates for a number of entry-level positions within the criminal justice field.

The Criminal Justice & Security Services Program You’ve Been Looking For

We designed our Criminal Justice Studies & Security Services diploma program using key employer feedback to ensure that students are getting an in-depth, career-ready education. As a result, the education provided in this diploma program translates directly to career opportunities in the field. Jobs in juvenile justice, law enforcement, parole, and probation are just some of the career opportunities graduates will be prepared for.

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12 months

Approximate Program Length

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36 credit hours

Total Credits

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Sept 4

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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.

Available on-campus and online to fit into your life

The Criminal Justice and Security Services diploma program is available for study online with Bryant & Stratton College. The online Criminal Justice and Security Services diploma program follows the same outcomes and curriculum as the campus-based program with the added flexibility and convenience of an online program. Students can expect the same personal touch and support as provided by our campus faculty and staff.

Credits earned in online classes at Bryant & Stratton College are the same as credits earned in campus-based classes at Bryant & Stratton College.

Where can you take this program?

Whether you prefer the vibrant atmosphere of on-campus classes, the convenience of online learning, or the flexibility of remote options, our degree programs are tailored to fit your lifestyle. Use our interactive map to explore the various campus locations where this degree program is offered.

Courses in the Criminal Justice Studies diploma program are also offered at the Amherst campus and Graduates of this program may apply courses and earned credits toward the associate degree in Criminal Justice Studies at Bryant & Stratton College.


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Program Outcomes

The Criminal Justice & Security Services diploma will provide students with the ability to:

Identify and characterize the history and components that comprise the justice system at the federal, state, and local levels.

Identify and address safety and security issues.

Prepare professional documents that meet the standards of the justice system.

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Scalable to Your Career Level & Goals

Bryant & Stratton College designs skill-building programs to fit your needs. In addition to online, on-campus, and live remote learning options, our degree offerings are scalable and stackable. Whether seeking to jumpstart your career or advance your education we offer diploma, associate, and bachelor’s degrees to help you achieve your academic and career goals on your schedule.

Overview

Develop fundamental understanding of U.S. court systems, law enforcement agencies, crime scene investigation and more.

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Program Format

Online/on-campus

Program Duration

  • 2-Years Full-Time Study

Overview

Prepare to enter the criminal justice field through a study of the criminal justice system in principle and practice.

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Program Format

Online/on-campus

Program Duration

  • 1-Year Full-Time Study
  • 2-Years Part-Time Study
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Possible Careers

Valuable Internship Experience

In addition to your classroom experience, we recognize the importance of real-world application. Through our partnership network, students are provided with opportunities to actively apply their learnings within their chosen field.

Careers

What can you do with a Criminal Justice & Security Services Diploma?

Graduates with a Criminal Justice and Security Services diploma may find employment as security guards, court bailiffs, or surveillance officers. They may work in a variety of settings, including courtrooms, industrial settings, casinos, retail stores, and office buildings. Some are directly employed by local government while others work for security firms.

Frequently Asked Questions

A diploma in criminal justice can help you start your career in a relevant field in a matter of months, not years. At Bryant & Stratton College, our Criminal Justice & Security Services Diploma program offers an overview of the justice system, helping you prepare for entry-level roles in security services. Plus, when you’re ready, the 36 credit diploma you earn here can be applied directly to our AAS Criminal Justice Studies program in the future.

While there are currently no educational requirements to pursue a career in security, it can help set you apart from other job candidates. A diploma earned with an accredited school demonstrates to employers that you’re serious about the profession and you have the skills needed to be successful.

An education in security studies can help you prepare for a career in relevant security services, from local law enforcement to private security. You could pursue career opportunities in law enforcement, the court system, juvenile justice, probation and more with the right diploma or degree program.

By and large, prospective security guards are not required to have a degree in order to join the industry. However, a diploma, like Bryant & Stratton College’s Criminal Justice & Security Services Diploma program, can help you prepare for a lifetime of career success in both private and public security.

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Online, on-campus, and remote learning options to earn a degree on your schedule.

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