Degree: Criminal Justice Technical Certificate
Time to complete: While there is no specific timeline for completion, a focused student may complete the entire certificate in two semesters.
What: Students will study criminal law, criminal justice communication, juvenile law, and jailer and dispatcher procedures in addition to core college courses.
Where: Ashdown, De Queen, and Nashville campuses, as well as some online.
When: For 2019, Criminal Justice classes are available after 6:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday and at 9:30 am on Tuesday with some available online. See a complete schedule on the Class Schedules page.
Employment: UA Cossatot's Criminal Justice Jailer/Dispatcher program prepares students for entry-level positions with local law enforcement. The annual median wage for Correction Officers/Jailers in Arkansas is $33,810 per year and $28,720 per year for Police/Fire/Ambulance Dispatchers.
To enroll in classes: Students must first complete the UA Cossatot application process.
Cost: Approximately $1500 per semester (tuition and fees may vary depending on residential status) Financial Aid and scholarships are available.
Contact: Barbara Lacefield (office) 870-584-1217 (email) email@example.com
More Information: Please complete the form below if you would like a UA Cossatot Advisor to contact you with more information about this program.