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Criminal Justice

Contact Information

Dr. LaNina N. Cooke
Acting Chair
Phone: 631-420-2692
Fax: 631-420-8427

Elizabeth DiMuro
Office Assistant:
Phone: 631-420-2692
Sinclair 202

Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement

Associate in Science Degree

The goal of the Criminal Justice program is to prepare our students for a successful career in the field of law enforcement.

The course of study in this 2-year program consists of major’s courses such as Criminal Investigation, Criminology, Law Enforcement and Community Relations, Computer Forensics, and Criminal Procedure Law to give our students a strong background in the major areas of Criminal Justice.  Our students also complete a broad foundation in the Arts & Sciences, including in-depth studies in Psychology and Sociology.  Our classes are taught by faculty with strong backgrounds in all aspects of Criminal Justice ranging from investigative experience and law enforcement administration to positions in the judiciary.

This program is ideal for students wishing to prepare for entry into the field of Law Enforcement, providing the required college credits and necessary background for police academy written entrance exams.  Graduates of the Students can also transfer into one of the baccalaureate programs in related fields or into other baccalaureate majors available on campus

Typical Employment Opportunities:

  • Federal Government
  • U.S. Armed Forces Police
  • State Government
  • Local Government
  • Business and Industry Security
  • Enforcement Agencies
  • County, City, Town, Village, Law
  • Insurance Claim Investigation 

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