Students may choose from a day or fully online Associate Degree Program in Criminal Justice Technology. The curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of the criminal justice system and operations that will prepare individuals for employment in a variety of law enforcement, corrections or security fields. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement; judicial processes; corrections; security services; and the criminal justice system’s role within society.
Job opportunities for successful graduates include, but are not limited to: detention officer, probation/parole officer, correctional officer, loss prevention specialist, fraud investigator, legal assistant and at-risk specialist.
|Majors/Programs with Potential Occupations||Job Openings Projected To Year 2014 in Pee Dee WDB Region||Average % Total Job Openings In This Region||Est. Salary Range +/-|
|Police Officer/Sheriffs Deputy||270||0.40%||$26,957|
|Probation & Parole Officer||80||0.12%||$28,339|
The Criminal Justice Technology and Basic Law Enforcement Training programs share a new facility with multimedia classrooms and a physical training center. There is also an on-site firing range and obstacle course for firearms and physical training.
The Criminal Justice Club is a voluntary campus organization comprised of students, faculty and staff at MCC. The club works to provide students with opportunities to promote their profession in the community, to participate in fundraisers and outreach activities, and to learn about people and agencies that play a vital role in the Criminal Justice field.
“The techniques I use as a fraud investigator I learned in my classes at MCC. My law, court and legal classes were valuable in helping me understand the judicial system and how it works."
Welfare Fraud Investigator
Department of Social Services
Montgomery County, NC