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Advanced Criminal Justice Specialist - AF71 Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Advanced Criminal Justice Specialist technical certificate of credit is a sequence of courses that prepares students for entry level positions within the Criminal Justice field. This technical certificate will allow area high school students to complete the remaining two courses within the Criminal Justice Pathway. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of Criminal Justice theory and practical application which also includes theory and applications pertaining to crime scene investigations.

Locations Offered:
High School

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores, Georgia Milestones Literature/Composition or Georgia Milestones American Literature/Composition (for meeting English requirement only) or GED score of 145 or higher, or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a High School overall GPA of 2.0, a HOPE Scholarship GPA of 2.6 or higher after the completion of 10th grade, or have 2 years documented work experience in the subject area. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

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Curriculum
Occupational Courses 21
CRJU 1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJU 1030 Corrections 3
CRJU 1040 Principles of Law Enforcement 3
CRJU 1062 Methods of Criminal Investigation 3
CRJU 1068 Criminal Law for Criminal Justice 3
CRJU 1072 Introduction to Forensic Science 3
CRJU 2020 Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice 3

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