Criminal Justice A.S.

Protect your community

Gain the skills to pursue a career in law enforcement and its related fields.  

Throughout this program, you’ll gain an overview of the entire criminal justice system, including courts, criminal law, law enforcement and police-community relations, ethics, delinquency, institutional and community corrections, criminology, private security, homeland security, and forensics. You’ll also study psychology and sociology as they relate to the field.  

Apply your knowledge to a four-year degree! 

Students participating in a mock crime scene investigation
Program Type
Transfer Program,
2 Years

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Where you'll go

Our students go on to study law, and enter enforcement fields like corrections or policing, and investigative units. 

Career Paths

Transfer Paths

4-year School Bachelor's Degree
SUNY Polytechnic Institute Sociology B.A.
SUNY Oswego Criminal Justice, B.A.
Lincoln University General Agreement
Johnson C. Smith University General Agreement
Syracuse University Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management, B.S.
Dillard University
Medgar Evers College

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Don't forget your financial aid!

You can save thousands by starting your education here — especially when you compare OCC with traditional 4-year colleges.  And that's not all!  Our Financial Aid specialists can help you navigate the process of getting free aid to help pay for your education.

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