Printed on 8/10/2022

Program Availability *

Criminal Justice

Locations Fall 2022 Spring 2023 Summer 2023 Fall 2023
Appleton
Online

Programs may be available at locations that are not listed here.

Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses. Please see the additional information section for details.

If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Key

Accepting applications for this term
Accepting paper applications only
Not accepting applications for this term

Estimated Cost

Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies. Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.

$10,090.89*
Cost based on current tuition and fees
$150.00*
Additional materials and supplies
$1,446.90*
Textbooks

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Admissions

Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.

Additional Information

This program may require professional licensure or certification; FVTC has determined that this program meets professional licensure requirements in the state of Wisconsin; however, FVTC has not determined if this program meets professional licensure requirements for other states.

If you aspire to receive Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Law Enforcement Officer Certification, please note that the Law Enforcement Academy at FVTC is a competitive process. FVTC graduates are given additional consideration on the interview scoring rubric. They are eligible for scholarship opportunities available only to FVTC program graduates. Also, Physical Readiness Testing fees are waived for students who have completed FVTC’s Criminal Justice associate degree program.

Students must pass all fitness and background requirements as established by WIDOJ to be admitted into the Law Enforcement Recruit Academy.

Program Outcomes

  • Analyze situational responses
  • Apply communication skills as a criminal justice professional
  • Conduct investigations
  • Examine the professional code of ethics for a criminal justice practitioner
  • Explain the role of criminal justice professionals in working with diverse populations
  • Explore personal wellness strategies for the criminal justice professions
  • Illustrate the interrelationships of the three core components of the criminal justice system


Beyond The Classroom

Student Clubs

There are over 45 different clubs and organizations available for students. Many clubs are directly related to programs offered at FVTC, so you can develop professional connections while meeting other students.

Student Resources

We’re here to help you succeed. You’ll find a broad network of support at Fox Valley Tech. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need help.

Employment Services

Employment Connections is here to help you with your employment needs. Our services begin when you enroll as an FVTC student and continue throughout your employment career.

One-on-One Help

Let us guide you through the admissions process from beginning to end.

Email: admissionsspecialist@fvtc.edu
Phone: 920-735-4740
Text: 920-294-1738