LAW ENFORCEMENT SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
Build Your Future in the Law Enforcement
The Crime Scene Investigation Skills Certificate Program prepares students for entry-level employment as a crime scene investigator or field evidence technician in the law enforcement field. The program requires the completion of 17 units with a minimum grade point average of 3.00 or better for courses offered in the certificate program.
Degrees & Certificates
- Apply online at fullcoll.edu
- Apply for financial aid: fafsa.ed.gov
- Take the online orientation
- Take assessment exam
- Meet with a Counselor
- Update Personal info in My Gateway
- Register for classes
- Pay fees
Administration of Justice Professor & Department Coordinator
Dr. Kevin C. Sampson
Administration of Justice Professor
Frequently Asked Questions
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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
The cost is $46 per unit. Non-resident tuition: $258 per unit PLUS enrollment fees (Non-Resident Tuition includes $19.00 Capital Outlay fee per Ed Code 76141).
Costs may vary; please visit website for more information: http://admissions.fullcoll.edu/fees-refunds/.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?
Associate degree or certificate completion depends on program unit requirements and whether student is enrolled full-time or part-time.
WHAT ARE THE JOBS AND HOW MUCH DO THEY PAY?
• Police Officer
• Public Safety Officer
• Deputy Sheriffs
• Police Identification
• Records Officer
• Criminal Investigator
• First-Line Supervisor
• Private Detective
• Correctional Officer
Average Salaries: $37,690 – $62,960
WHAT IS THE JOB OUTLOOK?
Employment of police and detectives is projected to grow 7 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
While a continued desire for public safety is expected to result in a need for more officers, demand for employment is expected to vary depending on location, driven largely by local and state budgets. Even with crime rates falling in recent years, demand for police services to maintain and improve public safety is expected to continue.
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Professor & Department Coordinator, Administration of Justice
Average Salary in this Field
$62,960 Per Year
Careers in this Field
Public Safety Officer
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