Certificate of Completion (30 credit hours)
Cost per credit hour: $250
A Certificate of Completion can give you the background and expertise needed to enter a variety of careers in the criminal justice field, including:
- Police officer
- Police assistant
- Detention/Correctional officer
- Bailiff/Judicial assistant
- Legal assistant
- Private investigator
- Private security personnel
- Victim advocate
- Federal law enforcement
- Support staff
What You’ll Learn In This Program
- Synthesize multiple sources of information to make timely assessments.
- Solve problems through logical and sound reasoning.
- Communicate orally, visually and in writing precisely, appropriately, and effectively to varied audiences.
- Communicate in the language common to the criminal justice system.
- Collaborate with diverse agencies, community representatives and individuals to achieve common goals.
- Apply the principles and processes of criminal and Constitutional law, criminology theory, knowledge of the functions and components of the criminal justice system, and current issues to criminal justice operations.
- Utilize technology to collect, analyze and communicate data.
- Practice professional standards appropriate to the field of criminal justice.
- Subscribe to and practice ethical behavior appropriate to the field of criminal justice.
Classes you’ll take
The Certificate of Completion program is 30 credit hours. In order to earn your CCL, you have to get a grade of “C” or better in all courses.
AJS101 (3): Introduction to Administration of Justice
AJS109 (3): Substantive Criminal Law
AJS113 (3): Criminal Justice Crime Control Policies and Practices
AJS212 (3): Juvenile Justice Procedures
AJS225 (3): Criminology
AJS230 (3): The Police Function
AJS240 (3): The Correction Function
AJS255 (3): Crime, Law, and Mental Health
AJS260 (3): Procedural Criminal Law
AJS270 (3): Community Relations
Flexible Block Calendar Scheduling
Rio offers flexible start dates and class times, so you can create a schedule that works for you. Plan out your degree and certificate classes by checking out our Block Calendar System
Call Our Success Coaches When You Need Backup
It takes a team to keep the peace. The same is true for success. That’s why we make sure that every Rio student has access to our Success Coaches. When it comes to enrollment, advising, and financial aid, our Success Coaches have the expertise to help you find the most flexible and affordable college options to get you on the fast track towards achieving your goals.