Criminal Justice

  • Two police officers and a police dog demonstrating how the dog attacks and how he is controlled.
  • A police officer and a police dog demonstrating the dog's training of waiting for an order before attacking.
  • A police officer guest-speaking in the Criminal Justice classroom.
  • Criminal Justice students listening to a police officer give a presentation.

Interested in pursuing a career in criminal justice? Fort Scott Community College offers students a two-year associate of applied science degree program, a two-year associate of science degree program with emphasis in criminal justice, and a one-year certificate program. Students study a variety of topics including criminal procedures, law, and investigations as well as interviewing and report writing. Criminal justice students at FSCC enjoy small classes, individualized attention, and a fun learning environment.

Ready to get started?

For more information please contact  Vanessa Poyner at or 620-223-2700, ext. 3370.


Suggested Curriculum for the criminal justice certificate

Suggested Curriculum for the associate of applied science in criminal justice

Suggested Curriculum for the associate of science in criminal justice


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Criminal Justice classes are held on FSCC's Main Campus and Miami County Campus. To see all of FSCC's locations and addresses, see our locations page.