This curriculum is designed to provide a broad educational foundation which will prepare graduates for employment in numerous criminal justice related occupations. For students already working in the criminal justice field, this curriculum will provide preparation for advancement in the profession.
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A.A.S. - Virginia Western Community College, 1977
B.S. - Virginia Commonwealth University, 1979
M.S. - Radford University, 1989
Per the Articulation Agreement between the Virginia Community College System and the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, students who have satisfactorily documented successful completion of the VA State Police Academy or a Regional and Independent Certified Training Academy shall be awarded the following credit. Appropriate documentation is required and must be submitted to the Administration of Justice Department Head or to the Dean of Social Sciences. Note: credit for the courses listed below is not transferable.
Entry Level Law Enforcement Officer Certificate
Students who complete the AAS degree in Administration of Justice may transfer into the Radford University Criminal Justice baccalaureate degree program offered in Roanoke. Any student who completes the coursework requirements in the Virginia Western ADJ program with a grade of C or better in all courses will be granted admission to the Radford University Bachelor of Science degree program in Criminal Justice. A maximum of 87 semester-hour credits may transfer from Virginia Western to Radford. The remaining 33 credits of Radford coursework can be completed on the Virginia Western campus.
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