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Criminal Justice Law Enforcement

Associate in Science


Criminal Justice Law Enforcement

Law enforcement professionals help protect the people, property and resources of our nation. Want to be a part of that team? Our program provides students with the knowledge to gain entry into a variety of law enforcement careers such as police officers, park rangers, sheriff deputies, U.S. Border Patrol agents, U.S. Marshalls and TSA agents. Studies include forensic investigations, criminal investigations and basic knowledge of the criminal court system.

Our Law Enforcement option prepares students for advanced studies or specialization at a 4-year institution. Students who obtain an Associate’s Degree may pursue careers such as, but not limited to, corrections officer, criminal investigator, forensic science technician, police officer and security guard.








Amanda Newmuis

"I would recommend Salem Community College to others because it is such a smooth transition from high school into a college career with the exception of being able to live on campus."

-- Amanda Newmuis, graduating class of 2019












Students have successfully transferred to:

  • Rowan University
  • Rutgers University
  • Stockton University
  • Wilmington University

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First Semester

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
BIO101General Biology I4$126.00$740.00$866.00
BIO103Environmental Science I4$126.00$740.00$866.00
CRJ101Introduction to Law Enforcement3$0.00$555.00$555.00
CRJ103Principles of Law Enforcement3$0.00$555.00$555.00
ENG101English Composition I3$0.00$555.00$555.00
SOC101Introduction to Sociology3$0.00$555.00$555.00

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Second Semester

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
BIO102General Biology II4$126.00$740.00$866.00
BIO104Environmental Science II4$126.00$740.00$866.00
ENG102English Composition II3$0.00$555.00$555.00
POL221Public Administration3$0.00$555.00$555.00
PSY101General Psychology3$0.00$555.00$555.00

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Third Semester

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
CRJ208Criminal and Correctional Law3$0.00$555.00$555.00
ENG202Introduction to Speech Communication3$0.00$555.00$555.00
ETH200Ethics in the Modern World3$0.00$555.00$555.00
MAT134Contemporary Mathematics3$0.00$555.00$555.00
POL102American Government3$0.00$555.00$555.00

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Fourth Semester

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
BIO140Forensic Science4$126.00$740.00$866.00
CRJ206Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation3$0.00$555.00$555.00
CRJ250Police Services3$0.00$555.00$555.00
CRJ255Criminal Justice Seminar3$0.00$555.00$555.00

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Total Program Cost: $13,210.00*

* - Tuition is based on the current in-county rate.

** - Elective tuition and fees may vary depending upon actual course selection.