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Overview

Since July 2004, our Nashville Criminal Justice associate program has emphasized a practical understanding of criminal behavior and the criminal justice system. Instruction includes key topics like corrections, security, handling evidence, crime scene analysis, criminology and forensics.

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In addition to classroom study, you can get hands-on experience in our five dedicated criminal justice labs, which include a mock courtroom, laser shot simulation room, forensics lab, crime scene lab, and computer lab. This means that as a Criminal Justice student, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in a mock trial to understand how criminal trials and prosecution operates, as well as perform fingerprint analysis in our modern crime scene lab.

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Community Involvement

To underscore real-world understanding of criminal justice, the Remington College Nashville Campus offers services to the local criminal justice community.

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For example, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations (TBI) has utilized our laser shot equipment for training; in turn, our students have had opportunities to tour their facility upon request.

The Criminal Justice associate degree at Remington College in Nashville holds its own by hosting National Night Out events and welcoming guest speakers from some of Tennessee’s most critical criminal justice organizations and agencies.

  • Corrections Corporation of America (CCA)
  • Metropolitan Nashville Police Department and Academy
  • Tennessee Bureau of Investigations
  • Tennessee Department of Children’s Services and Child Advocacy Center
  • Tennessee Highway Patrol
  • Tennessee Supreme Court and State Legislature
  • Tennessee Wildlife Agency
  • Tennessee Prison for Women (TPFW) and Riverbend Maximum Security Institution (RMSI)
  • Wilson County Sheriff’s Department
  • Williamson County Juvenile Court

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Facilities

Beautiful trees and manicured landscaping lead to our college in Nashville, TN, where you’ll be welcomed by friendly staff members ready to answer your questions and offer personalized care in a supportive environment.

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Since November 2003, our college in Nashville has offered hands-on training to Davidson County residents in a modern academic setting and we’re committed to making your educational journey a positive, memorable, even life-changing experience.

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Monday-Thursday 8:30 AM -7:00 PM | Friday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM | Saturday 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

PROGRAM DETAILS

Course List
Course # Course Name Qtr Credit Hrs
Associate or Lower - Level Core Curriculum
BN1108
Packaged Applications
6.00
CD1101
Career Development
3.00
CJ1500
Criminal Law and the Constitution
6.00
CJ1508
Survey of the Criminal Justice System
6.00
CJ1538
Criminal Investigations and Evidence Processing
6.00
CJ1548
Survey of Correctional Systems
6.00
CJ1559
Law Enforcement Operations and Community Policing
5.00
CJ1568 Survey of Forensic Science 6.00
CJ2710
Liability and Ethics for the Criminal Justice Professional
5.00
CJ2711
Communications for the Criminal Justice Professional
3.00
CJ2725
Juvenile Justice Systems
6.00
CJ2739 Criminology and Victimology 5.00
CJ2740
Security Management
5.00
Associate or  Lower-Level General Education
GE1118
Introduction to Psychology
6.00
GE1218 Oral Communication 6.00
GE1318
College Algebra
6.00
GE1418
English Composition
6.00
Total 92
Program Summary
The Criminal Justice Associate’s Degree Program provides training in components of the criminal justice system,  correctional systems, and security management. The curriculum also covers the basics of criminal law, crime scene processing, forensic science, law enforcement operations and ethics.
The objective of this Program is to prepare graduates for entry-level positions, such as corrections, loss prevention, and security.  This Program requires completion of a minimum of 92 credit hours, including any transfer credits that have been accepted. Program completion normally requires 18 months for full-time students.

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PRIVATE DETECTIVES AND INVESTIGATORS

(1) Employment not guaranteed for students or graduates.

ACCREDITED LEARNING INSTITUTION

Remington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Our admissions staff will be there to help guide you through the process of choosing a program that fits your educational goals and make sure you have all of the documentation place to get started on the right path. At no point in the admissions and enrollment process will you have to go it alone, we are here to help.
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Financial Guidance

The process of deciding how to pay for your education can be an intimidating experience if you have never gone through it before. Fortunately, our financial aid representatives are on hand during the enrollment process to make sure you are aware of all of your options and have filled out the appropriate paperwork to ensure a smooth transition into your educational journey.
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Student Services

Remington College established a student services webpage to provide our students with easy access to the resources they need to be successful in their chosen educational paths. We encourage all students to use this site as a starting point for accessing their academic resources.
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Career Services

Our Career Services department works with our students and graduates to support them in their job search. From resume writing and interviewing techniques, to making connections with employers and holding job fairs, we provide support to current students and graduates.
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