Homeland Security / Criminal Justice


Human Resource Services


This program will introduce students to key concepts of emergency preparedness, law enforcement, and criminal justice. Students will learn about laws and assets / organizations at the local, state, and federal levels. The program concludes with an internship or capstone experience that enables them to apply what they’ve learned.


  • Is it the right fit for me?


    A career in criminal justice is a good fit for people who want to serve the public. These careers require adaptability, problem solving, level-headedness, compassion, and the ability to work with all types of people. Some jobs in the field involve highly stressful and/or dangerous situations. Individuals with a sense of duty and fairness are well suited to the field. 

  • Careers in the field

    Careers in the field include:

    • Law Enforcement / Police
    • Detective / Investigator
    • Military
    • National Security
    • Emergency Responder
    • Emergency Management
    • Attorney / Prosecutor
    • Private Security

    These are just a few examples! Discuss additional career paths with your School Counselor or CCTC's Counselor.


Course Descriptions

CTE Completer Requirements:  Complete the sequence of courses below including Capstone

Articulation Agreements: Chesapeake College, Frederick Community College, University of Maryland University College

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