Oct 04, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

Justice System Certificate


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The Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Certificate in Justice System will help students gain entry-level skills for a variety of positions in criminal justice and law. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College will educate students in the skills of the criminal justice system.

Program Overview

The Justice System Certificate will introduce students to the criminal justice system. Topics covered include: corrections, law enforcement, investigations, the juvenile justice system, and careers in the field.
To be eligible to earn a Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Certificate the student must be a current degree-seeking student or complete the application and admissions process to the College. Eligibility to earn and receive a Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Certificate does not interfere with the degree-seeking status of the student.

Program Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  • Weigh ethical implications of decision-making in a professional capacity
  • Demonstrate sufficient critical self-awareness to understand the influence of personal biases and values when interacting with diverse groups

Curriculum for a Certificate in Justice System


General Education Core 9
Justice Core 21
Total Credit Hours Required 30

Program Disclaimer


This curriculum includes a list of courses required for this program of study for this calendar year. Your Academic Plan can be found on DegreeWorks once you become a degree-seeking student. 

Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive.

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