Criminal Justice Degree Program
Northwestern College’s Criminal Justice degree program in Bridgeview exceeds the minimum education requirements of the Chicago Police Department and Illinois State Police.
You'll exceed the minimum education requirements for the Chicago Police Department and Illinois State Police with the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice.
Combine your interest in the criminal justice system, your passion for serving your community, and making the world a better place with a degree in Criminal Justice from Chicago area Northwestern College. Our Associate in Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice prepares and qualifies you for careers in county and local law enforcement.
If you are looking to get a degree in Criminial Justice but are worried about your schedule or how long it will take; contact our Bridgeview Criminal Justice School today. One of our fast-track programs can help you get your degree with only two days of classes per week. For more information visit our Chicago or Bridgeview campus today before these programs fill up!
Usually, 12 to 14 weeks of additional training at a police academy is required for police officer and sheriff's deputy positions. Other occupations in the field may require additional training, licensing, and/or education.
Upon completion of the program, it is expected that students will be able to:
The government's effort to meet society's need for a safer living environment is driving the rising demand for law enforcement personnel. This means that criminal justice graduates will find an increased number of opportunities for employment. Some occupations in the criminal justice field may require additional training, licensing, and/or education.
The Criminal Justice program is designed to prepare you for potential employment in the following: (the occupation listed contains a link to information on the U.S. Department of Labor's O*NET website).
Northwestern College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, www.ncahlc.org.
We are not required by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools or the Illinois Board of Higher Education to report placement rates.
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If you would like to pursue a career in the criminal justice system, then our Associate in Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice could be the right program for you. To learn more about our Criminal Justice program in Bridgeview, Illinois, contact us today to request information!