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fingerprintDo you want to make a difference? 
Consider a career in
Criminal Justice Technology!

The Criminal Justice Technology program offers a variety of Career Pathways*:

  • Pre-Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Certificate Pathway
  • Pre-Criminal Investigation/Forensics Pathway
  • Corrections Officer or Probation/Parole Officer Pathway
  • Juvenile Justice/Human Services Counselor Pathway
  • Pre-Military Service Career Pathway
  • University Transfer Pathway: A.A. Degree vis--vis  A.A.S. Degree

*Please Note:
Currently, we have former students who have found employment by pursuing the Career Pathways listed above. Their entry level salaries range from $23,000 to $32,000 with health insurance, paid vacation and retirement benefits. It takes time to find a career.

The key to student success is the customized development of an individualized career exploration plan.

Please contact Criminal Justice Technology instructor Thomas Tarker at (828) 286-3636 to schedule an appointment to discuss your interests and goals.

Gainful Employment Information - Certificate

Gainful Employment Information - Diploma


VIEW a Criminal Justice Technology ORIENTATION VIDEO
(produced by students in ICC's Broadcast Production Technology program).


A police officer speaks to the classFaculty of the Criminal Justice Technology program at Isothermal Community College come from various backgrounds and professional experience, including:

  • Corrections Officer

  • Corrections Supervision and Management

  • Community Corrections

  • Adult Probation and Parole

  • Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

  • Military Police

  • Counter Terrorism

  • Physical Security Operations

  • Deputy Sheriff

  • Deputy U.S. Marshal

  • State Trooper

  • Police Supervision and Management

  • Criminal Investigator

  • Child Protective Services Investigator

  • Basic Law Enforcement Training Instructor

  • North Carolina Paralegal Services

  • U.S. Customs Enforcement

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture