If you read the headlines, you’ll see that security is a big concern, and this is true everywhere from the smallest of towns all the way up to the country at large. Whether there is a local crime or a possible terrorist attack, everyone must be on high alert, and this is especially true of those who wish to take on the challenge of a criminal justice career. At ICDC College, aspiring security professionals will gain the entry level knowledge and skill sets needed to help keep their communities a safer place.
But before anyone can put on a badge or proudly wear a uniform, they must first have the conceptual, legal, strategic, and equipment know-how to be effective while on the job. To get students on the right path, ICDC College offers a 22 month Associate Degree in Homeland Security, two 9 month Fast-Track Diplomas in either Homeland Security or Investigative Specialist, and a 6 month Certificate in Security and Crime Prevention Specialist. Not all programs are available at all campuses, but these criminal justice courses are perfect for anyone looking to begin a meaningful and rewarding career in security and protection.
Forensic Scientist – Associate Degree*
Homeland Security – Associate Degree
Homeland Security and Investigation – Fast-Track Diploma
Investigative Specialist – Fast-Track Diploma**
Security and Crime Prevention Specialist – Certificate
Students who take ICDC College’s criminal justice programs will be exposed to a wide variety of course topics that play a big role in the security field. Depending on the program, students will take the following courses:
- Weapons of Mass Destruction and Hazardous Materials
- Crime Prevention
- Communications Training and Report Writing
- Cyber Security and Security Technology
- Investigations & Research, and Law & Evidence
With an educational background in a criminal justice-related field, students will be qualified for positions in security, loss prevention, investigations, and more. Also, students will take additional courses in Baton & Fire Safety Training, CPR/First Aid, and Firearms Training.+
ICDC College has ground campuses conveniently located through the Los Angeles area that offer both morning and evening sessions. There is also an online campus, and all enrolled students will receive a laptop included in their tuition++. This laptop allows students to log in and learn from anywhere in the world, with coursework that is available 24/7. To access your criminal justice programs, all you need is an internet connection. No matter your schedule, you’ll be able to advance your education, which is now literally at your fingertips! Completing your criminal justice classes has never been easier!
Think you or someone you know might be interested in helping to keep people and buildings safe from harm? Then pick up the phone and call ICDC College today at 888-962-4232. Representatives are standing by to answer your questions on these programs, potential job titles, financial aid, and more!
* This program is currently not enrolling new students.
** The Investigative Specialist program was formerly called Crime Scene Investigator.
+ Additional courses vary by location and municipality.
++ For online students only. ICDC College reserves the right to end the laptop offer at any time. Additional restrictions may apply.