Criminal Justice & Human Services

Criminal Justice & Human Services

Serve and Protect

Put your passion for helping others to work. Whether it's learning how to take on the complexity of other human beings and addressing social issues, or understanding the American justice system in a way that helps you serve and protect local communities, this academy experience will lead you to a rewarding career making a positive impact on others’ well-being.

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Available at:

CRJ-100: Introduction to Criminal Justice

CRJ-111: Police and Society

HSV-109: Introduction to Human Services

CRJ-141: Criminal Investigations

SOC-110: Introduction to Sociology

HSV-282: Health and Psychosocial Rehabilitation

Exact courses may vary. Contact your high school counselor or nearest Kirkwood location for full details.

The Pre-Criminal Justice Academy prepares students for associate's, bachelor's, and graduate degrees. Examples of college majors include, but are not limited to: Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or a related field.

If you’re planning to transfer to a four-year college or university after attending Kirkwood, find specific transfer information here.