MCC’s Criminal Justice AAS helps you develop the skills, knowledge and attitude necessary for employment and advancement as a law enforcement officer. The degree also serves as a foundation for associated professions that require advanced study, such as probation, parole, corrections and social services.
Total Cost of Criminal Justice AAS
(in-district) Total Amount: $10,884.00
Credit Hours to Complete: 63
Weeks to Complete: 64
What makes MCC's Criminal Justice AAS program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?
- If you're interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in a criminal justice-related discipline, MCC offers you the opportunity to complete your AS degree in an accelerated, online format. Learn more about our Online Associate in Science - Area of Focus in Criminal Justice »
- Student Police Academy (CJS 290) provides an opportunity for you to put your book learning to practical application. The class features a variety of hands-on activities, including defense tactics, handcuffing, Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) and building entry, crime scene investigation and firearms simulations.
What you need to know about getting your Criminal Justice AAS (CIP 43.010)
|Additional Criminal Justice AAS Costs||$4,332.00||$4,332.00||$4,332.00||$4,332.00|
|Occupation and Occupational Profile Link||SOC Code|
|Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary||25-1111|
|Detectives and Criminal Investigators||33-3021|
|Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers||33-3051|
|Private Detectives and Investigators||33-9021|
How will MCC's Criminal Justice AAS program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?
Ask about internships.
By the Numbers:
- Salary Range $40,000 to $75,000
Outside of the Classroom
The McHenry County College Student Police Academy is a 16-week credit class that consists of a variety of police related topics and hands-on activities, including defense tactics, handcuffing, SWAT and building entry, crime scene investigation and firearm simulations. Classroom discussions include domestic violence, ethics and specialized officer training.
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