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Criminology and Emergency Response Management Degree in Clovis, CA

Prepare for a career in law enforcement

Institute of Technology offers a criminology degree program that teaches you how to protect and serve the California community. From fireman and police duties to natural disaster training, our Criminology & Emergency Response Management (CERM) Associate degree program covers federally approved curriculum and is based on principles of four key areas of criminology:

  • Law enforcement
  • Security
  • Corrections
  • Emergency response

Earn your criminology degree in Clovis

Unlike criminology programs at other schools, our program lets you explore all four areas of the field instead of focusing on just one. Our Clovis campus even features a crime scene simulator that allows you to learn in a safe, interactive environment while tackling true-to-life emergency scenarios.

What can you do with a criminology degree?

As a student at IOT, you can be ready for careers in:

  • Insurance investigations
  • Natural disaster relief
  • Court systems
  • Private and public security
  • Corrections
  • Local, state, and federal law enforcement

Hours of Instruction/Program Length

This program is 1,300 hours and 97 quarter credit hours. Classes are held Monday through Thursday for 65 weeks. An Independent Study component is included. See your admissions representative for available class times.

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If you’re looking for emergency response training in the Clovis, Madera, Kerman & Fresno area, find out how we can help you start your career. Contact us today to learn more about our program.

Campus Performance

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 63%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 74%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between June 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014 are included in this calculation. 0.0% of the graduates, (or 0 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

Program Cost: $24,570.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 97 quarter credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $13,190.50
Median Private Loan Amount: $0.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 54%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 66%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between June 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014 are included in this calculation. 4.2% of the graduates, (or 4 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 40%
BPPE Placement Rate: N/A
Placement Rate Methodology: Because of the change in the Bureau’s reporting regulations, which became effective on July 14, 2016, this institution was not required to collect the data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
13-1041 Compliance Officers
19-4092 Forensic Science Technicians
21-1092 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
23-2099 Legal Support Workers, All Other
25-1111 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
33-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other
33-2021 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
33-2022 Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists
33-3011 Bailiffs
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers
33-3021 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
33-3031 Fish and Game Wardens
33-3041 Parking Enforcement Workers
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
33-3052 Transit and Railroad Police
33-9011 Animal Control Workers
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators
33-9031 Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators
33-9032 Security Guards
33-9091 Crossing Guards
33-9092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service
33-9093 Transportation Security Screeners
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other
39-3099 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other
39-9011 Childcare Workers
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other
45-2011 Agricultural Inspectors
53-3011 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other
+ Program Cost

Program Cost: $24,570.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 97 quarter credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $13,190.50
Median Private Loan Amount: $0.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

+ Program Performance

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 54%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 66%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between June 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014 are included in this calculation. 4.2% of the graduates, (or 4 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 40%
BPPE Placement Rate: N/A
Placement Rate Methodology: Because of the change in the Bureau’s reporting regulations, which became effective on July 14, 2016, this institution was not required to collect the data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

+ Occupational Outcomes

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
13-1041 Compliance Officers
19-4092 Forensic Science Technicians
21-1092 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
23-2099 Legal Support Workers, All Other
25-1111 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
33-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other
33-2021 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
33-2022 Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists
33-3011 Bailiffs
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers
33-3021 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
33-3031 Fish and Game Wardens
33-3041 Parking Enforcement Workers
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
33-3052 Transit and Railroad Police
33-9011 Animal Control Workers
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators
33-9031 Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators
33-9032 Security Guards
33-9091 Crossing Guards
33-9092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service
33-9093 Transportation Security Screeners
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other
39-3099 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other
39-9011 Childcare Workers
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other
45-2011 Agricultural Inspectors
53-3011 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other