|PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Criminal Justice Program at North Country blends an introduction to criminal law, procedure and law enforcement operations with a host of sociology and psychology classes in order that you don’t just learn what crime is – you gain a better understanding of what causes it and how it might be prevented. You’ll have the opportunity to see theory come to life in your second year, when internships are available with the New York State Police; the Lake Placid, Malone and Saranac Lake police departments; and the Federal Correctional Institution in Ray Brook.
Associate of Applied Science: Criminal Justice
General Education Courses
|CAREER POSSIBILITIES: Municipal, county, state and federal law enforcement, Corrections officer, Commercial loss prevention, Conservation/ environmental agencies, Parole offices, Private investigations, Private security. Some career paths require additional education or training.
|WHAT’S NEXT: Transfer to a four-year college to obtain your bachelor’s degree or enter directly into the workforce.