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Criminal Justice Degree Program

The NMC Criminal Justice Program prepares students for career employment in criminal justice agencies including police, courts, corrections, and emerging alternative programs. The program curriculum emphasizes both a theoretical and a practical approach to the major fields of criminal justice. The program trains citizens and current and future criminal justice professionals to have excellent oral and written communication skills, and cognitive and analytical skills, and an understanding and appreciation of the diversity in society.

An associate degree is offered under the criminal justice degree program: Associate in Applied Science Criminal Justice (A.A.S. Criminal Justice).

The Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justice is designed to prepare students for middle-management positions in law enforcement/public safety occupations and will give students an excellent head start toward these careers:

Attorney Forensic Technician Private Investigator
Corporate Security Analyst Juvenile Offender Counselor Private Security Officer
Corrections Officer Legal Assistant Probation Officer
Probation Officer Criminal Investigator Loss Prevention Investigator
Rock Concert Security Specialist Criminal Justice Researcher Paralegal
Substance Abuse Counselor Criminal Justice Systems Analyst Parole Agent
Court Clerk Police Officer

Click HERE to download the Individualized Degree Plan for the Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justice degree program.