Criminal Justice

Two-Year Associate in Specialized Business (ASB) Degree Program
Available at the State College Main Campus

Individuals interested in careers in law enforcement, corrections, or justice advocacy will learn the skills to launch their career in this exciting field. The hands-on curriculum combines theory with practice and application. Students will be taught an understanding of the criminal justice system and the socio-economic factors which impact the field. Students will gain experience with investigative techniques, basic security skills, and criminal justice process and procedures for Pennsylvania.

In addition to being taught the skills to work in the field of criminal justice, South Hills real-world internships can help give you the leg up on the competition by allowing you to practice the skills you learn in class. In as few as two years, you can earn your Associate in Specialized Business degree and be on the road to a successful career.

Your career starts here, at South Hills School of Business & Technology. Learn more today about the opportunities open to you!

Find the program that is right for you!

We offer a variety of business, healthcare, and technology programs to meet your career goals. Speaking with one of our admissions representatives is the best way to learn which program is right for you.

Our programs include:

*Program offered only at the State College Main Campus.

Why Choose South Hills?

South Hills prepares people for their first job, professional advancement, or a new career. Since 1970, we have believed in "Teaching People, Changing LIves". Here are just a few of the reasons why you should consider South Hills for your educational needs.

  • Over 6,000 graduates have earned their specialized associate degrees
  • We offer nine specialized associate degree programs in business, healthcare, technology, criminal justice and graphic arts
  • Conveniently located in State College, Pennsylvania
  • All programs offer real-world interships to help you test your newly acquired skills

Financial Aid Options Available

South Hills School of Business & Technology will assist you in finding the funds necessary to complete your education*. Our trained team of financial aid representatives can point you in the right direction to make the financial aid decision which is right for you. Fill out the form on this page to speak with an admissions representative today who can help start you on your journey toward a new career.

*Financial aid is available to those that qualify.

We can help you understand the many choices available to you to fund your education, including:

  • Applying for Financial Aid
  • Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID)
  • Federal Pell Grant (PELL)
  • Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)
    State Grant and Special Programs
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