Criminal Justice Technician
The Criminal Justice Technician Technical Certificate program is a sequence of courses that prepares the student for entry-level employment opportunities with regional law enforcement and correctional facility employers. The program emphasizes the principles of law enforcement, constitutional law, and criminal/corrections procedures needed for entry-level criminal justice employment. The technical certificate of credit prepares students for a position in law enforcement, corrections, or security.
Students can enter the Criminal Justice Technician certificate program any semester. A full-time student can complete this program in 1 semester. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 15 semester credit hours.
Individuals wanting to enroll in the Criminal Justice Technician program must be able to deal with a wide array of situations with a level head.
Offered at the Following Campuses/Delivery Mode
- North Campus (Sandersville)
- South Campus (Dublin)
- Online (Distance Education)
- Little Ocmulgee Instructional Center
$18,000.00 – $44,000.00
Tuition & Fees: $1,831.00
Books & Supplies: $710.00
(Costs are estimated and are subject to change.)
Graduates are prepared for entry-level employment opportunities with regional law enforcement and correctional facility employers.
- Submit a completed application and application fee;
- Be at least 16 years of age;
- Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- OFTC may accept a student’s official entrance score on the following validated assessment instruments if the scores meet the required minimums: COMPASS/ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT, PACT, Accuplacer/Accuplacer Next Generation/Companion, HOPE GPA after completion of 10th grade of 2.6 or higher, or GED.