Criminal Justice

Protect Lives!   Protect Property!

The Criminal Justice profession offers careers in a multitude of areas. Whether you want to investigate crimes, track down criminal suspects, work with at-risk youth, administer court proceedings, or supervise convicted offenders.

You can also examine forensic evidence, or counsel individuals in need, the criminal justice field can meet your career and professional aspirations.

The job outlook for criminal justice is good. For private investigators/detectives job growth is projected to grow 21 percent through 2020.  Police officers and detectives will see a growth of 7 percent during the same time period

Explore Your Opportunities

  • Rock Valley College
  • College and High School Credit Earned
  • Semester and 1 Year Program
  • Prerequisite: School Counselor Approval and Accuplacer Scores

Rock Valley College-Online

Criminal Justice

Topics to be covered:

  • Philosophy and history of law enforcement
  • Crime and police problems
  • Organization and jurisdiction of local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies
  • Career opportunities and required qualifications

Course: CRM 101 (online)

*See RVC Catalog for course description