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Criminal Justice Technology

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College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Criminal Justice Technology program will introduce you to criminal justice systems and operations, including judicial processes, corrections, security services, and local, state and federal law enforcement.

Course work includes:

  • Criminal justice systems.
  • Criminology.
  • Juvenile justice.
  • Criminal and constitutional law.
  • Investigative principles.
  • Ethics and community relations.
  • Issues and concepts of government.
  • Counseling.
  • Communications.
  • Computers and technology.

Employment opportunities exist in corrections, security, and local, state and federal law enforcement, including positions as police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, correctional officer and loss prevention.

You may transfer CJC 111, 121 and 141 to the University of North Carolina System and apply these classes to a four-year criminal justice program.


For additional information about COA’s Criminal Justice Technology program, please call 252-335-0821 ext. 2362.

Career Resources

If you’re undecided about a program of study, visit career services.

Visit the occupational outlook handbooks on the Bureau of Labor Statistics website:

Police and Detectives

Correctional Officers

Private Detectives

Security Guards