The Associate Degree in Criminal Justice programme is designed to prepare practicing officers and regular students for service to the community in the fields of law enforcement, criminalistics, private security and investigation. The programme is expected to considerably enhance the capacity of persons in the Criminal Justice field and also provide advanced standing towards a full Bachelor’s programme in a four-year College/University where Criminal Justice programmes are offered.


This programme seeks to prepare learners for careers in correction, criminology, forensic sciences, law enforcement, immigration and security administration. Practitioners will also gain communicative, critical thinking, research and organizational skills in the specialized areas of this programme, thus developing a strong foundation to build a career in this field.

Entry Requirements

  1. Five CSEC passes or equivalent including English A and Mathematics.
  2. Applicants should be 18 years old by the end of the first year of admission.
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Programme Summary

  • This programme runs for two years and consists of four (4) semesters.
  • Each year consists of two (2) semesters.
  • There is a total of 75 Credits to be scored.
  • SOC101 - Introduction to Sociology
  • PSY101 - Introduction to Psychology
  • COM103 - Communication Studies I
  • SOW106 - Research Methods I
  • CIT101 - Computer Applications
  • COM104 - Communication Studies II
  • CIP201 - Caribbean Issues & Perspectives
  • MAT107 - Statistics I
  • SCI101 - General Science
  • CRM101 - Introduction to Criminology
  • CRM102 - Foundations of Criminal Justice
  • CRM103 - Introduction to Corrections
  • CRM204 - Criminal Investigation
  • CRM205 - Police Organization & Management
  • CRM206 - Police Supervision
  • CRM207 - Juvenile Deliquency
  • CRM208 - Criminal Law
  • CRM309 - Probation & Parole
  • CRM310 - Contemporary Issues in Corrections
  • CRM311 - Introduction to Security
  • ECO103 - Macroeconomics
  • MGT108 - Human Relations
  • PSY204 - Introduction to Social Psychology