Develop basic skills and instincts for work in law enforcement and corrections; understand the various components of and countermeasures for criminal behavior and activity; apply Ohio law to various situations; integrate technology into law enforcement work.
DegreeAssociate of Applied Science
Two-year full-time degree schedule; the curriculum is a mixture of criminology and forensic science courses and studies in communications, information technology, and a field experience internship courses; program can be completed on a part-time basis.
Juvenile Center Manager
Crime Scene Investigator
Private Security Officer
State Highway Patrol Trooper
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
What am I expected to learn?
demonstrate an understanding of basic law enforcement skills, criminal justice techniques, and problem solving methodologies
describe and apply current laws (federal, state, and municipal) to various situations involving crimes and/or civil offenses
apply learned information, concepts, and theories to successfully investigate crime/accident scenes
successfully apply techniques and strategies for the appropriate use of unarmed self-defense methods
demonstrate the appropriate use of first aid, especially first aid that may be required of a first responder
develop the skills necessary to successfully conduct interviews and interrogations
use appropriate technology to conduct investigations and to communicate with other agencies having a common interest in law enforcement
demonstrate the effective use of public speaking skills in areas related to criminal justice (oral presentations, suspect interrogations, victim interviews, courtroom testimony, and public relations)
use learned forensic skills to process crime scene evidence
develop the skills to successfully analyze drugs and narcotics
MTC Application for Admission and nonrefundable applicable fee.
Final high school transcript (or GED results) and college transcripts (if applicable).
Successful completion of the Basic Skills Assessment ACT or COMPASS and Technology Skills Test (TST) is required. Or, students may complete College Foundation courses.