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

Latest News

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