"This is the saddest day in the 50 year history of UCC. Our hearts go out to every student, every employee, and every family touched by this tragedy.
"I want to thank all of our friends and neighbors who have dropped everything to help us. Over the next weeks, we will come together to accept offers of help and care so that we can assist one another."
-Dr. Rita Cavin
UCC Interim President
The Public Safety Department offers several programs related to a career in criminal justice.
If you are intending to proceed on to a related bachelor’s degree, the AAOT (Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer) degree is available with a criminal justice focus, as well as Associate of Science (AS) articulated transfer programs.
Criminal justice-related majors are offered at Southern Oregon University (Criminology and Criminal Justice), Portland State University (Administration of Justice) and Western Oregon University (Corrections and Law Enforcement).
All three associate degree options transfer to four-year colleges. The Associate of Science in Criminal Justice is a partnership program that transfers seamlessly to Southern Oregon University in Ashland.
View / Download the Criminal Justice Brochure
View / Download Career Pathways information for Criminal Justice
In order to make an informed decision about a career in criminal justice, the link below allows you to view occupational descriptions, employment outlooks, current job openings, wages, employment projections, educational requirements, and industries of employment.
Degrees and Certificates at UCC
- Criminal Justice: AAS
- Juvenile Corrections: Certificate
- Police Reserve Academy
- Human Services: AAS
- Human Services: AS articulated with SOU
At UCC, you can earn a TWO-YEAR TRANSFER DEGREE for less than you'll pay for one year at a state university. Plus, UCC offers:
• Seamless, direct transfer degrees
• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• Online classes
Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.
Robert Willbanks - Contact
Criminal Justice Coordinator