Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Self-confident. Critical thinker. Committed to our Constitution. Sound like you? Then you have the foundation for a career in criminal justice. With the right preparation from Chatfield, you can be part of the strong group of men and women who keep our society safe – whether in law enforcement or the legal and justice systems.

As a Chatfield student, you’ll receive the knowledge to prepare you for a career in criminal justice while also earning an education grounded in liberal arts and faith-based values. The criminal justice program provides you with skills that transfer to a wide variety of career paths, including paralegal, court clerk, child protective services, and many others. Upon completion of the Ohio Police Officer Training Academy (OPOTA), you are eligible to receive 19 credit hours toward your degree.

Chatfield College graduates are qualified to work in entry-level criminal justice positions and go on to:

  • Earn Bachelors’ and Masters’ degrees.
  • Work in adult and juvenile correctional facilities.
  • Provide private security for companies.
  • Serve as a police officer or Sheriff’s deputy.

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Questions? Who to Contact

The Academic Advising Department
Office: (513) 921-9856, ext. 218