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2014-2015 Catalog 
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Justice System Certificate

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The Blue Ridge certificate in the justice system will help students gain entry-level skills for a variety of positions in criminal justice and law. Blue Ridge will educate students in the skills of the criminal justice system, forensic science, and criminal investigations.

Program Overview

The Justice System Certificate will introduce students to the Criminal Justice System. Topics covered are not limited to, but will include Forensic Science, 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.

Career Opportunities

Blue Ridge graduates secure entry-level employment in corrections and victim service agencies, local police and dispatch, as well as retail security and loss prevention. The justice system certificate is the perfect stepping-stone to a four-year degree.

Note: All salary estimations are based on current position and educational trends. Blue Ridge and The School of Business and Information Technology cannot guarantee that the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive.

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