School of Criminal Justice

In Pennsylvania, opportunities for Security Guards are projected to grow by 8% by 2024.*

You’ve been doing good all your life. Now do it for a living.

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Associate in Science, Criminal Justice

Complete your degree in 2 years or less with hands-on, interactive learning.

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You’ll be led by instructors with law enforcement experience who know what it takes to succeed. Professionals with a passion for service to others—and that includes passing along their skills and knowledge to those who’ll follow in their footsteps.

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Out of the classroom and into work.

You can embark on an internship where you’ll work with professionals who share your passion.

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A Career Services team dedicated to your success.

When you’re ready to start your job search, our Career Services team will work with you to help build your interview skills and connect you with potential employers. And you can count on their expertise and support as you continue to make your way in criminal justice.

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Whether you want to speak with a representative, swing by campus or get the application process started, it's time to discover how different a college can be.

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2016 wage data and 2014-2024 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.


A nonprofit Institution

PTC can help launch your career with a hands-on, personal approach
and a wide range of advantages over traditional institutions.

Pittsburgh Technical College, 1111 McKee Road, Oakdale PA, 15071
(412) 809-5100

Pittsburgh Technical College admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.