Criminal Justice Associate in Arts (AA) - University Transfer Information

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Mr. Daniel Ward

(850) 484-2575
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Department Head
Dr. Barbara Rodriguez
(850) 484-2504
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Introduction to the Criminal Justice Associate in Arts (AA) - University Transfer Program

This curriculum prepares students for transfer to a four-year institution after completing two years at Pensacola State College. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of Criminal Justice, this program may be attractive for those planning to enter law, behavioral and social sciences. Students planning to enter this program should contact the Department for assistance in planning for their careers.

Students should consult with an advisor at the college or university they plan to attend for the specific courses recommended by that institution. We strongly encourage you to contact the Pensacola State College Business Department for assistance in planning your program of study.

Beyond Graduation . . .

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for transfer to a four-year institution after completing two years at Pensacola State College. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of Criminal Justice, this program may be attractive for those planning to enter law, behavioral and social sciences. Students planning to enter this program should contact the Department for assistance in planning for their careers.

Occupations

Emergency Management Director

Plan and direct disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural (e.g., hurricanes, floods, earthquakes), wartime, or technological (e.g., nuclear power plant emergencies or hazardous materials spills) disasters or hostage situations.

Bailiff

Maintain order in courts of law.

Correctional Officer and Jailer

Guard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institutions in accordance with established regulations and procedures. May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other point. Includes deputy sheriffs and police who spend the majority of their time guarding prisoners in correctional institutions.

Police Detective

Conduct investigations to prevent crimes or solve criminal cases.

Police Identification and Records Officer

Collect evidence at crime scene, classify and identify fingerprints, and photograph evidence for use in criminal and civil cases.

 

Other Occupations

  • Criminal Investigator and Special Agent
  • Immigration and Customs Inspector
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Police Patrol Officer
  • Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff
  • Transit and Railroad Police
  • Fire Investigator


Employment Trends

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Escambia/Santa Rosa Counties
Occupation
First-Line Superv., Protective Service Workers, All Other
2015 Cur. Openings
79
2023 Prj. Openings
80
Est. Annual Openings
1.9
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$36,896.32
Okaloosa / Walton Counties
Occupation
First-Line Superv., Protective Service Workers, All Other
2015 Cur. Openings
47
2023 Prj. Openings
46
Est. Annual Openings
1
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$44,133.75
All Florida Counties
Occupation
First-Line Superv., Protective Service Workers, All Other
2015 Cur. Openings
5548
2023 Prj. Openings
6134
Est. Annual Openings
198.6
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$40,921.75


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