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Career Area: Law, Public Safety and Security
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-504-5
Offered Completely Online
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4303.5
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.

Criminal Justice Studies Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Police Officer
Correctional Officer
Private Security
Conservation Warden
Probation/Parole Agent

Average Median Wage

$43801

Criminal Justice Studies Programs

Persons interested in careers in criminal justice will receive theoretical and practical information in the program. Criminal justice is becoming increasingly complex and important. Professionals working in criminal justice must be trained to meet the challenges of our changing society. The Criminal Justice Program courses, as well as support and general education courses, will prepare the student for a position as a law enforcement officer (state, county, municipal), correctional officer, juvenile detention officer, police dispatcher, or many other occupational areas in the criminal justice system.