Criminal Justice: Policing
Police Officers are the first line of defense in our society and often are called upon to handle a multitude of issues. Officers need to be enforces, mediators, counselors, referees, social workers, and public servants.
Did you know that a majority of the Criminal Justice: Policing program can be completed online?
- Criminal Justice: Policing AAS (75% or more can be completed online)
Visit our Office of Online Learning for more information!
Students at GCC study factors which influence and shape the delivery of police services in American communities. You will learn contemporary issues including styles of policing, police role, expectations and conflict, career concepts and professionalism, community participation and accountability.
After getting your GCC degree, some occupations you may consider are:
- Business Intelligence Analysts
- Child, Family, and School Social Workers
- Compliance Managers
- Correctional Officers and Jailers
- Criminal Investigators and Special Agents
- Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
- Document Management Specialists
- Emergency Management Directors
- Financial Examiners
- Fire Inspectors
- Fire Investigators
- First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
- First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
- First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other
- Forensic Science Technicians
- Immigration and Customs Inspectors
- Information Security Analysts
- Information Technology Project Managers
- Intelligence Analysts
- Investment Fund Managers
- Loss Prevention Managers
- Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
- Police Detectives
- Police Identification and Records Officers
- Police Patrol Officers
- Private Detectives and Investigators
- Regulatory Affairs Managers
- Security Managers
- Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs
- Transit and Railroad Police
Please contact our Career Center for more information.
GCC has many transfer agreements with 4-year institutions like:
- SUNY Albany
- SUNY College at Brockport
- SUNY College at Buffalo
- SUNY College at Oswego
Please contact our Transfer Center for more information.