In just 2 semesters, Tidewater Community College’s Career Studies Certificate in Law Enforcement gives you a foundation in criminal justice and prepares you for an entry-level career in the law enforcement system.
- Ethics and the Criminal Justice Professional
- Criminal Law
- Procedures and Principles of Criminal Investigation
This career studies certificate may lead to civilian and sworn positions, including dispatchers, police officers, correctional officers or security personnel.
Apply all of the credits you earn in this program to TCC’s Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice.
Veterans, transitioning military, spouses and dependents: TCC’s Center for Military and Veterans Education provides academic guidance and help in maximizing your GI Bill and other educational benefits.
Tuition assistance such as financial aid, scholarships, work-study, grants and loans can help you save money and reduce college debt.
Just 18 credits! Finish this program in as little as 2 semesters
Take classes on any of TCC’s 4 campuses
You can complete this program 100% online!
TCC’s Career Studies Certificate in Law Enforcement consists of 2 semesters of part-time study, with classes held on all campuses.
Estimated Program Cost*:
18 credits x $181.10 per credit = $3,259.80 (not including textbooks and supplies)
*Based on Fall 2017 in-state tuition. Your actual cost may differ.
TCC graduates work as police officers on the federal, state and local levels; deputy sheriffs; federal and state correctional officers; and probation and parole officers.
You can also apply all of your credits to TCC’s Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice.