This program offers a broad professional education toward careers in law enforcement and criminal justice. Career-related subjects are balanced with compatible supportive courses to offer a thorough preparation for — and advanced study in — the judicial system, police, corrections, security and related fields.
Students who have completed the program will demonstrate the ability and skill to:
Describe the criminal justice system
Explain crime and criminological theories
Describe policing models and practices
Compose investigative reports
Practice methods of investigative analysis
Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates,
High School Equivalency (HSE) recipients or those who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from students in other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.
Students can download the Program Requirements to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.
The RCGC Catalog provides class descriptions.
The Class Schedule Listing shows the availability of classes for each semester.
Current students please visit rcgc.edu/advisement to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor. Future students please visit
rcgc.edu/appointments to learn more about how to get started.
NOTE: Students involved with other groups (Educational Opportunity Fund, Student Athlete, etc.) report to that advisor.