Lake-Sumter Community College

Lake Sumter Community College
Lake Sumter Community College

Criminal Justice Technology Program Overview



Associate in Science in Criminal Justice - 60 credits/20 courses

The Criminal Justice Technology AS degree program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare students to work as criminal justice practitioners/supervisors/managers in law enforcement agencies, correctional institutions, juvenile courts, crime laboratories, and mobile units dealing with physical evidence, etc..  The program can also provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations (SOC 33-1012).  The program may also be beneficial to professionals seeking salary incentive benefits or career enhancement in the field. 
This program does not prepare students for certification as correctional officers, law enforcement officers, correctional probation officers, or auxiliary law enforcement officers, regardless of the amount of degree work completed. A student must successfully complete a Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) Basic Recruit Program to become certified, pursuant to Chapter 943, Florida Statutes.  


Contact Us
​Program Contact Information

​Greg Bridgeman
Criminal Justice Program Manager
Lake Sumter State College
352 323-3636
Building M Room 114 A
Retired Deputy Sheriff