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65 Weeks to a New Career!

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Do you see yourself protecting others through your work on the front lines of law enforcement or disaster response? IOT can help you prepare for a critical role ensuring the safety of others during a crime or a crisis through a degree in Criminology and Emergency Response Management (CERM).

CREATING YOUR OWN REAL-WORLD SUCCESS

IOT’s CERM career training immerses you in directly transferrable skills and instruction through a curriculum that adheres to Federal Emergency Response Standards (FEMA).

In addition to real-world preparation in your specialty, IOT offers several other advantages, including:

  • Access to the IVR-300 Training Simulator
  • Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) security guard card
  • Standards and Training for Corrections certificate

Students who successfully complete this program will receive an ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE from the Clovis campus or an ASSOCIATE OF OCCUPATIONAL STUDIES from the Modesto campus.

WHAT CAN I DO?

IOT is your career partner, preparing graduates to contribute to the fields of emergency response and management and law enforcement in a variety of job roles such as:

  • Community service officer
  • Deputy sheriff
  • Extradition officer
  • Immigration officer
  • Insurance investigations
  • Natural disaster relief
  • Court systems
  • Private and public security
  • And more!
IOT FAST FACTS
  • Approved provider of security certificates by the California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS)
  • State-of-the-art firearm simulator provides real-world experience
  • Various work schedules offer flexibility

*Source: BLS.gov **http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/

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“This school has impacted me a lot in life because it got me where I’m and where I’m heading to. It also made my family proud. If it wasn’t for this school for giving me a second chance I would probably be at home doing nothing or having problems with the law.”

Why IOT?

We believe school should work for you, which is why our classes are:

  • Engaging
    Learn new skills and take control of your career through hands-on vocational training and real-world education that moves you forward.
  • Supportive
    We offer support with tutoring and instructors with many years of experience in the industry.
  • Convenient
    Fit school into your life with evening classes, accelerated programs, and hybrid learning that can be completed in as little as 9 months.
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.

CAREER SERVICES

Institute of Technology offers placement support and assistance to all graduates regardless of how long they have been out of school. If you are a recent graduate or graduated years ago, our Career Services Team is here to help you!

WHERE CAN I LEARN?

IOT offers this course at these convenient campus locations:
Clovis, California
Modesto, California

What Program Graduates Say

  • At IOT, he learned the skills that prepared him for real-life law enforcement… A year after the application and having finished testing, interviews, background and evaluations, and he’s excited to announce that he is now a Correctional Officer with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Department.

    Angel S. A.

  • “This school has impacted me a lot in life because it got me where I’m and where I’m heading to. It also made my family proud. If it wasn’t for this school for giving me a second chance I would probably be at home doing nothing or having problems with the law.”

    Cristian V. R.

ACCREDITATIONS

WHY ACCREDITATION IS IMPORTANT

Accreditation is the process of evaluating a school or educational training program to determine whether it meets standards set up by an accrediting organization. When you attend an accredited institution, you are attending a school that has undergone a rigorous process that evaluates educational quality. It’s not easy to become or remain an accredited institution. The rules and regulations are strict, precise and designed to protect students. Here are some of the benefits:

 A reliable indicator of quality
 Approved program of study
 Qualified instructors

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs, and other important information, visit:https://www.iot.edu/about-us/disclosures/