College of Applied and Technical Studies

About This Program

The Associate of Applied Science in Criminology and Justice Studies program provides a strong foundation for a career in criminal justice. With a focus on practical skills and real-world experience, this program prepares you for a wide range of entry-level positions in law enforcement, corrections and related fields. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • Fully online (Peace Officers Training Academy concentration not offered)
    • Mostly online
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Ashtabula Campus
    • East Liverpool Campus
    • Geauga Campus
    • Salem Campus
    • Stark Campus
    • Trumbull Campus (Peace Officers Training Academy concentration)
    • Tuscarawas Campus
    • Twinsburg Academic Center

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

First-line supervisors of correctional officers

  • -7.8% decline
  • 48,700 number of jobs
  • $60,910 potential earnings

Miscellaneous first-line supervisors, protective service workers

  • 1.6% slower than the average
  • 85,700 number of jobs
  • $52,650 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.