Criminal Justice Degrees and Certificates


Criminal Justice Degrees

  • Criminal Justice AA Degree With Designation
  • Victim Assistance Area of Study

In collaboration with Colorado 4-year schools, Colorado has developed a statewide guaranteed transfer program called "gtPathways" to create seamless transfer. Click here for a list of courses that are guaranteed transfer to any Colorado public college or university. Click here to see the degrees that transfer seamlessly to Colorado public colleges or universities. Also take a look at our transfer guide.

For non-criminal justice degree students interested in a CRJ class, contact department advisor to waive the intro class.

Interested in Law Enforcement?

Law Enforcement is offered through the Emergency & Public Safety Dept. The Law Enforcement Program at RRCC offers the following degree and certificate:

Law Enforcement Certificate

  • Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy (P.O.S.T. Certification)
  • Law Enforcement Technician Certificate

Law Enforcement Degree

  • Law Enforcement AAS Degree

See your advisor to map out your educational pathway to your chosen career path.

Course Sequencing Guide

This is a suggested scheduling guideline to complete your certificate or degree in a timely manner. Some courses have required prerequisites or there can be a specific program scheduling path that helps to complete the program in the most effective way. These are suggestions only and may depend on course availability. Please make an appointment with a college advisor or the program faculty advisor listed on the program website for more information.


About Red Rocks Community College: We are a two-year college with two beautiful campuses located in Lakewood and Arvada. With the help of our supportive learning community of faculty and staff, we offer flexible online, weekend, self-paced, accelerated and traditional classes that transfer easily to any four-year college in Colorado. RRCC is a community college that provides degrees and certificates for new or returning students, and concurrent enrollment for high school students since 1969.