Graduates of the program will find employment in a wide variety of entry level positions within Law Enforcement and Homeland Security.
This degree can be used for seeking immediate entry-level employment in law enforcement and a select federal law enforcement jobs. SCC offers Criminal Justice courses as electives in the Associate of Arts (A.A.) or Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in the Academic Transfer program if you're looking to earn a bachelor's degree. Most federal law enforcement positions require a bachelor's degree. Each transfer university accepts different courses to fulfill their requirements. It is the student's responsibility to check with their receiving institution to see what credits will transfer. Please work closely with an SCC advisor.
The Law Enforcement and Homeland Security program is designed to prepare students to serve the community and its individuals as an entry level law enforcement officer and government agency positions. Graduates are prepared to perform the basic duties and tasks associated with entry-level positions in law enforcement and homeland security. The program introduces students to careers in law enforcement, homeland security and other federal agencies and equips them with both the skills and knowledge needed to begin a career in law enforcement and homeland security.
These programs are intended to support the continued professional growth of in-service practitioners through the enhancement of field-specifics and knowledge. The programs provides educational and internship experiences that enable students to succeed at an entry-level position or advance in their criminal justice career. The program provides an overview of the criminal justice system while also focusing on elements of criminal investigations, crisis management, communications and reporting techniques.
The Homeland Security focus is designed to prepare students for positions in homeland security. Risk management, systems integration, threat dynamics and the legal, political and ethical issues associated with homeland security are explored. The criminal justice system, perspectives on terrorism, cyber security and continuity of operations are also examined. Graduates of this program may seek employment as homeland security professionals in various occupations including border, airport and seaport security as well as employment in the intelligence field, technology security and disaster or emergency response.
The Law Enforcement focus is designed to prepare students for immediate entry-level employment in the field of law enforcement. The program is also suitable for adults currently working in the field of law enforcement who are seeking additional education to further their careers. This program of study may lead to employment as a municipal police officer, deputy sheriff, federal enforcement officer, or private or public security officer.
Our criminal justice faculty at sec have extensive education and experience law enforcement, military, prosecution and defense litigation, crime scene investigation, homeland security and federal law enforcement. SCC instructors have proven experience, knowledge of proper procedures and an understanding of criminal law, which means students receive up-to-date information and relevant skills.
For more information contact: Rita Dondlinger, Program Chair 402-323-3459, 800-642-4075 ext. 3459,firstname.lastname@example.org the College Admissions OfficeLincoln 402-437-2600, 800-642-4075 ext. 2600
Types of jobs available:
Police officer, Security and protective services, TSA specialist, Deportation Officer, Deportation and Detention Officer, Emergency Management specialist , Border patrol agent, Immigration and Customs agent, Criminal Investigator, K-9 Officer, FEMA specialist, Coast Guard , Railroad police , Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service, Security analyst, Private Security Officer, Crime Statistics analyst.
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