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A degree in Criminal Justice Technology can provide you an exceptionally wide range of job opportunities in local and state law enforcement, corrections, businesses and the courts. As you earn the degree, you will get a solid understanding of criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles and ethics.

Criminal Justice Technology A.A.S. Degree (A55180)

Investigations Certificate (C55180I)

BLET Preparation Certificate (C55180B)

Loss Prevention Certificate (C55180L)

Essentials of the Criminal Justice System Certificate (C55180E)

Use BLET credit to earn a Criminal Justice Technology A.A.S. Degree

Students successfully completing a Basic Law Enforcement Training Course accredited by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission may receive credit for the following courses:

CJC-120, Interview/Interrogations
CJC-121, Law Enforcement Operations
CJC-131, Criminal Law
CJC-132, Court Procedure and Evidence
CJC-221, Investigative Principles
CJC-225, Crisis Intervention

for a total of 18 semester hours that may be counted toward the Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice Technology. 

To qualify, students must have successfully passed the Criminal Justice Commission’s comprehensive certification exam and must have completed BLET since 1985.

Police Officer



Deputy Sheriff

State Trooper

Detention/Correctional Officer

Probation/Parole Officer

Loss Prevention Specialist

Have Questions?

Arthur Piervincenti, Criminal Justice Technology Program Chair

(704) 978-5497

Jennifer Loflin, Public Safety Administrative Assistant

(704) 978-5463 

David Bullins, Director of Public Safety

(704) 978-5446