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Criminal Justice
Associate Degree

Help your community while helping yourself by pursuing a great career opportunity in criminal justice.

Length: *
18 Months

Dallas, TX (Garland)

1800 Eastgate Dr,
Garland, TX 75041

(972) 686-7878

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The Criminal Justice Experience
at Remington College in Dallas, TX (Garland)

Remington College’s Criminal Justice Associate Degree course work focuses on details of law enforcement, including constitutional law, criminal investigation and evidence processing, communications for the criminal justice professional, and security management.

During our 18 month program, you’ll have multiple opportunities to train in simulated real-world criminal justice settings.

Laboratory work includes fingerprint analysis and blood spatter detection. You’ll also be trained in current industry-standard equipment, including microscopes and fingerprinting kits.


Job Outlook *

4% to 8% growth forecast from 2018 through 2028

As fast or faster than the average for all occupations

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers patrol and protect property from illegal activity.

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About our Campus

Remington College Dallas,
TX (Garland) Facilities

Our Garland, Texas, college is located in a growing section of the Metroplex northeast of Dallas. We’re easily accessible – and well known – to the businesses and residents of Dallas, Garland, Mesquite, Sachse, Rockwall, Wylie, Balch Springs, and the surrounding communities.

Program Summary

Program Summary &
Course Topics

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.*

Career Possibilities

Criminal Justice
Career Possibilities*

People seeking a criminal justice career should generally have strong writing skills because they are required to prepare many reports. Also helpful are excellent listening and communication skills to work effectively with offenders.

Graduates of the Remington College Criminal Justice associate degree program may be poised to leave the program with a broad understanding of criminal justice and the ability to apply that understanding to real-world scenarios. Career possibilities include, but are not limited to, the following (Additional requirements for licensure and/or certification may apply):

We believe that hands-on participation in the activities in each lab or classroom helps students reach their educational goals.

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Remington College is Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)

Every Remington College location, in addition to the Online Division, 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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