Criminal Justice: Public Police Services, Basic Certificate

College(s):

DA KK OH TR WR

Program Code: 0296

Program Requirements

Required Program Core
CRM JUS 102Administration of Criminal Justice3
CRM JUS 114Administration of Juvenile Justice3
CRM JUS 202Issues In Criminal Justice3
CRM JUS 211Intro To Investigation3
CRM JUS 234Criminal Law & Procedure3
or CRM JUS 256 Constitutional Law
Total Hours15

Careers

This program can prepare students for the jobs listed below. Click on each one to learn more, including average earnings, annual job openings, and how much education people in that field have. For additional guidance and resources on career options, current City Colleges students and alumni can contact the Career Services Office.

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Job Description

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

Salary Based on Experience Level

Take a look at the average hourly/annual earnings for this career in Cook County

Emsi earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.

Annual Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$86,805
Median 50th Percentile$130,680
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$154,405

Hourly Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$42
Median 50th Percentile$63
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$74

Annual Job Openings

181 annual openings in Cook County

National Education Attainment

Here, you can see the level of education that people in this career complete.

Degree Program% of Jobs
A high school diploma or less36.57%
A certificate7.07%
Some college19.36%
An Associate degree18.51%
A Bachelor's degree15.14%
A Master's or Professional degree3.36%
A Doctoral degree or more0.00%

18.50% continue their education beyond an associate degree

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

Job Description

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of correctional officers and jailers.

Salary Based on Experience Level

Take a look at the average hourly/annual earnings for this career in Cook County

Emsi earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.

Annual Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$47,594
Median 50th Percentile$79,995
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$107,303

Hourly Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$23
Median 50th Percentile$38
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$52

Annual Job Openings

35 annual openings in Cook County

National Education Attainment

Here, you can see the level of education that people in this career complete.

Degree Program% of Jobs
A high school diploma or less58.99%
A certificate5.15%
Some college2.28%
An Associate degree22.88%
A Bachelor's degree10.69%
A Master's or Professional degree0.00%
A Doctoral degree or more0.00%

10.69% continue their education beyond an associate degree