Our Program

Our experienced faculty will teach you the skills it takes to enter a career juvenile justice and corrections.

Juvenile Justice transfer degree

This program provides students with a strong theoretical, historical, professional, and technical base in the juvenile justice system.

The Program Focuses on Knowledge and Skills in:

  • Criminology
  • Crime and delinquency
  • Juvenile corrections
  • Youth addiction
  • Corrections casework
  • Psychological principles

Program Outcomes

  • Identify the distinct philosophical differences between adjudicating adolescents in the juvenile system and processing adults through the criminal justice system
  • Describe the social, legal, and rehabilitative strategies for adolescents who are adjudicated to the juvenile justice system
  • Identify the waiver decision making process for juveniles who will be tried in adult court
  • Identify the constitutional protections and applicable amendments for adhering to juvenile rights

Juvenile Corrections

This one-year certificate program is designed for individuals who want to work directly with juvenile offenders through different agencies in various settings. This certificate is designed to be integrated into the Criminal Justice Associate of Applied Science degree or Juvenile Justice Associate of Applied Science degree.

Program Outcomes -

  • Identify the distinct philosophical differences between adjudicating adolescents in the juvenile system and processing adults through the criminal justice system
  • Describe the social, legal, and rehabilitative strategies for adolescents who are adjudicated to the juvenile justice system

Does juvenile justice sound like a career for you? Take a look at our curriculum and prerequisite requirements and the program course descriptions.

For more information, e-mail or call 503.399.6239.