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Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement, Associate in Science Degree

The goal of the Farmingdale State College, State University of New York Criminal Justice program is to prepare our students for a successful career in the field of law enforcement.
 
The course of study in this 2-year program consists of major’s courses such as Criminal Investigation, Criminology, Law Enforcement and Community Relations, Computer Forensics, and Criminal Procedure Law to give our students a strong background in the major areas of Criminal Justice. Our students also complete a broad foundation in the Arts & Sciences, including in-depth studies in Psychology and Sociology. Our classes are taught by faculty with strong backgrounds in all aspects of Criminal Justice ranging from investigative experience and law enforcement administration to positions in the judiciary.
 
This program is ideal for students wishing to prepare for entry into the field of Law Enforcement, providing the required college credits and necessary background for police academy written entrance exams. Graduates of the Students can also transfer into one of the baccalaureate programs in related fields or into other baccalaureate majors available on campus.










The Utica College Criminal Intelligence Analysis (CIA) program involves the analysis and presentation of crime data with the intent of guiding decision-making and related public policy. Offered both on ground and online, the Criminal Intelligence Analysis bachelor’s degree is designed to produce graduates qualified to work as crime analysts in intelligence analysis positions with local, state, regional, national, and international public and private agencies.
 
This program of study will help students obtain the necessary skills which include subject matter expertise, analytic methodologies, ethics, information handling and processing, communication/presentation of findings, critical thinking, computer literacy, and social media.
 
Successful graduates from this program will be able to:
  • Apply criminological theories to the explanation and prediction of past, present, and potential future criminal activity.
  • Gather, interpret, and analyze data using multiple collection platforms, including social media, and a variety of quantitative and qualitative approaches for tactical, strategic, operational, and administrative purposes.
  • Present findings and conclusions to law enforcement officials.
  • Critically evaluate defensive and offensive counterintelligence tactics for protecting information and intelligence.
  • Discuss relevant ethical and legal regulations pertaining to the use of information and intelligence in criminal justice contexts.