College of Applied Science and Technology

What’s new with the Criminal Justice Program? 

Students interested in forensic studies, criminal investigation, homeland security, and high technology crime should investigate the Criminal Justice Technology program. Look at what’s new in Criminal Justice: 

Calling all students seeking careers in Corporate, Industrial, Computer, and Homeland Security! The Criminal Justice Technology program has a new option in Public Safety and Security Administration Technology and several timely new courses. Learn the latest in the fields of physical, executive, computer, information, and homeland security. Develop knowledge and skills that are increasingly in demand in the private and public sector! Use the tools, methods, and tactics necessary in the Homeland Security Era. 

The journey begins with Introduction to Security Administration Technology (2220:101-801), this is the required introductory course for the Public Safety and Security Administration Associate Degree Option in Criminal Justice, so be sure to enroll and start your journey on this exciting and in demand career path! 

Want to be a high technology detective? Enroll in Computer and Information Security (2220:234-01) or Computer and Digital Forensics (2220:296-804). Learn the tools and methods of the high technology crimes investigator! Use the same forensic software that the major federal, state, and local police agencies do. Learn high technology law, criminal behavior, and how to present a case in court. 

Explore what the Criminal Justice Technology program at the University of Akron has to offer you! Take courses in Forensic Investigation, Criminal Investigation, Gang and Drug Control, Criminal Law and Evidence, Hostage Negotiation, and Intelligence Analysis for Law Enforcement to name a few! Minors and concentrations in criminal justice are available. Minors and concentrations in security administration, homeland security, and computer forensics coming soon! 

For more information about these courses, the Criminal Justice Technology Program, or the Public Safety and Security Administration Program, contact: 
Dwayne Jones, phone: 330-972-8191

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Akron, OH 44325
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