Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice program prepares you for a field that is expected to grow by 14% by 2020. Train for a career in criminal justice with training in basic crime investigations, forensics, report writing, court functions, jail functions, interrogation skills, police functions, and physical fitness. 

EVIT helps students choose a career path within law enforcement that challenges them to become responsible citizens. Explore career options with real world activities such as field trips to courts, law firms, law schools, and police stations, and by learning from speakers who provide a first-hand look at law enforcement careers in the criminal justice system.

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Students who reach age of 18 before completing the program may earn their Arizona Security Guard Card, allowing them to work in the field upon completion.

Note: This is a dual enrollment program. For more information, visit the Dual Enrollment page.

Get started! Enroll in the EVIT Criminal Justice Program. 

For announcements and updates about the Criminal Justice program, text evit to 89800.

Course Code LE10

Length 2-4 semesters

Campus Locations EVIT Main Campus

• Arizona Unarmed Guard Card
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• Department of Justice
• Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Incident Command System
• First Aid
• Homeland Security
• National Institute of Justice

Possible Careers Police Officer, Police Aide, Correctional Officer, Probation Officer, Federal Agent, Attorney

Average Entry Level Salary $16-$20 per hour

It is the policy of the East Valley Institute of Technology District #401 to provide all persons with equal employment and education opportunities regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, age or disability. District grievance procedures will be followed for compliance with Title IX and Section 504 requirements. The compliance officer is the EVIT Superintendent.

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