School of Criminal Justice
Our School of Criminal Justice will help you do good within your community.
Pittsburgh Technical College Partners with IUP: Official IUP Police Academy Cohorts Now Offered On-Campus
Discover an exciting collaboration as Pittsburgh Technical College proudly joins forces with IUP, bringing the esteemed IUP Police Academy cohorts directly to our campus. This strategic partnership promises unparalleled benefits for the college, our students, and recruitment efforts.
School of Criminal Justice highlights
When you invest in an education at PTC, you receive high-quality instruction and a criminal justice degree that can lead to employment. In fact, our graduates hold jobs in criminal justice in areas such as counseling, corrections, juvenile justice, and more with employers such as Elk County Prison, the U.S. Army, and USA Special Services. Your in-field internship, a requirement before graduation, can also open up a world of opportunity as you network with employers.
Our classes for criminal justice provide a strong foundation, preparing you for career success. What makes us special? At PTC, you:
Learn from real professionals.
Every PTC faculty member has at least four years of experience working in a criminal justice career. Our enthusiastic instructors will teach you about corrections, law, private security, and policing, among other fields. You’ll also receive personalized career advising from industry leaders. The valuable connections you make while taking classes for criminal justice can help you land jobs in criminal justice.
Experience interactive, hands-on instruction.
Learn firearm safety, situational awareness, and more through our MILO Range Pro system. You’ll learn hands-on in our dedicated criminal justice lab and simulations for critical incident training. In addition, you’ll gain valuable insight from field trips and knowledgeable guest speakers in our classes for criminal justice.
Enjoy flexible scheduling.
You’re busy. We get it. That’s why our criminal justice program is designed for your life. You can attend full- or part-time classes for criminal justice. If you’re a working professional, take advantage of our 100% online criminal justice degree program. You may also take on-campus classes or design a hybrid course schedule. You can build a program that works for you.
Associate of Science in Criminal Justice
Complete your criminal justice degree in 24 months or less. You’ll have the option to pursue classes for criminal justice in a way that fits your life and schedule—fully online or on campus.