Criminal Justice

Safety & Security Administration

91% Employed in Field

Homeland Security is a top priority throughout the United States and the PTI program addresses this demand with a program of hands–on learning, key certifications, and valuable internship.

Key Benefits

  • The PTI MILO Range Pro judgmental training system presents interactive use-of force and firearms simulations providing you with realistic virtual training.
  • You will learn from Crime scene simulations on campus to develop your hands-on experience.
  • Students participate in Field trips to police departments, courthouses, 911 Centers, and other public and private security firms to get a firsthand view of Safety and Security in action.
  • The PTI program includes business management courses that prepare you to climb the career ladder.
  • You will study with experienced Instructors who have worked or continue to work in the field and understand what it takes to be successful.


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Tuition, Loan Debt & Graduate Information
  • Employment

    PTI is proud to have a 91% employed in field rate for our 2013 graduates with a Criminal Justice Degree.

    The types of companies that hire Criminal Justice graduates include:

    • 911 Call Centers
    • Armored Transportation Companies
    • Colleges and Universities
    • Corrections institutions
    • County Government Detective Units
    • Drilling Sites
    • Emergency Management Businesses
    • Energy and Gas Companies
    • Gaming Facilities
    • Hotels, Resorts, Conference Centers
    • Insurance Companies
    • Internet Security Companies
    • Municipal Courts
    • Parks, Plants, Corporate Campuses
    • Police Forces
    • Prerelease Halfway Houses
    • Private Security Companies
    • Probation and Parole Offices
    • Property Developers
    • Protective Services
    • Retail Establishments
    • State and Federal Courts
    • Substance Abuse Centers
    • Surveillance Firms
  • Key Skills

    In the PTI Criminal Justice Program you will learn key skills such as:

    • Criminal Law
    • Basic first aid/CPR/AED
    • What Cyber crime entails
    • Collecting evidence
    • Writing a proper police report
    • Constitutional rights of individuals
    • Criminal behavior theories
    • Employee screening
    • Escape techniques
    • Fingerprinting
    • Footprint casting
    • How to conduct a criminal investigation
    • How to handle internal and external threats
    • Interviewing Techniques
    • How to police juveniles
    • Injury care
    • Levels of proof
    • Defensive Tactics
    • Police roles and service
    • Police technology
    • Positioning, cuffing, searching, takedowns
    • Probation and prison alternatives
    • Security issues related to terrorism
    • Sketching and photographing a crime scene
  • Certifications

    The PTI program prepares you for certifications in:

    • You can prepare for Act 235 Certification through a partnership with a local firearms academy in order to earn your certification that permits you to carry a lethal weapon for employment.
    • Earn your Public Safety Telecommunicator 1 certification from APCO, the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials; your PSTN (Professional Security Training Network) Supervisor Excellence, a private security certification; and earn your CPR, First Aid, and AED Certificates.
    • NIMS National Incident Management System
  • Courses

    • Act 235 Certification – OR – Cyber Crime
    • Computer Applications
    • Criminal Investigations
    • Criminal Law
    • Criminal Procedure
    • Hotel Security *EI
    • Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice
    • Introduction to Homeland Security *NIMS
    • Introduction to Policing
    • Juvenile Justice
    • Modern Corrections Issues
    • Principles of EOC/Dispatch *APCO
    • Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals
    • Security and Loss Prevention *PSTN


    • Career Development
    • Critical Thinking
    • Effective Speech
    • English Composition 1 and 2
    • Human Relations in Organizations*
    • Principles of Mathematics
    • Psychology*
    • Social Problems
    • Steps to Career Success 1, 2, and 3

    *Course can be replaced by another approved general education course.
    EI Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, NIMS National Incident Management System, APCO Association of Public Safety Communications Officials, PSTN Professional Security Training Network

  • Tuition, Loan Debt & Graduate Information

    For graduation rates and other important consumer information regarding this program, please click on the link below:

    United States Department of Education Gainful Employment Data

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