Legal Support Services and Criminal Justice



The Legal Support Services and Criminal Justice Technologies program provides instruction in the areas of Legal Services, Law Enforcement Services, Emergency and Fire Management Services, Correction Services, Security and Protective Services, and CSI (crime scene investigation). Topics relating to human services are integrated within the curriculum.  Close coordination with many state agencies, key officials, and private industry adds substance and depth to the various areas of study.   


Specific courses include Administration of Justice, Legal Administrative Assistant, and Emergency Telecommunications.  Successful completion of technical training and coursework enable students the opportunity to earn Accredited Legal Professional and Emergency Telecommunications national certifications through the National Association of Legal Professionals and the National Association of Emergency Dispatch.  Technical training and coursework also aligns with curriculum and the core assessment endorsed by the National Partnership for Careers in Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security. Students also receive certified police officer training aligned with International Foundation of Protection Officers standards. 


Future Jobs & Career Paths 


Judicial Case Processor 

Judicial Case Manager 

Judicial Operations Manager 

Judicial Assistant 

Police Officer 

Correctional Officer 

Office/Clerical Positions throughout the state 

Intake Clerk 

Office Clerk 

Legal Office Receptionist 

Bookkeeping Clerk 

Customer Service Representative 

Billing and Posting Clerk 

Legal Secretary 

Paralegal (with continued coursework) 

Telecommunications Specialist/911 Call Taker/Dispatcher 

Security Guard 

Probation/Parole Officer 

Federal Law Enforcement: DEA, FBI, ICE, TSA, ATF, etc. 

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