CCA is an accredited community college with campuses in Aurora and Denver Colorado

Welcome to the Criminal Justice Department

We can help you prepare for a career in:

  • Law Enforcement
  • Probation
  • Parole
  • Homeland Security
  • Corrections
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Private Investigations
  • Courts
  • Security
  • and much more!

Contact us for more information

For more information regarding career options, salary ranges, educational opportunities, and physical and sensory requirements for working in criminal justice, please see CCA's Criminal Justice Plan of Study.

Criminal Justice Courses

From crime scene investigation to domestic violence and constitutional law, our courses cover a wide range of topics.

Click here to see course descriptions

Click here for employment information related to our certificates

Criminal Justice Faculty

Margaret Uchner
Criminal Justice & Paralegal Program Coordinator
303.340.7254
Margaret.Uchner@CCAurora.edu

Michael Carter
Program Director
303.340.7211
Michael.Carter@CCAurora.edu

News & Events

  • Sign-ups open for companies

    The Community College of Aurora Spring 2015 Career Expo will take place April 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lowry Campus, West Quad (710 Alton Way).

  • Ginosyan cited for academics

    Mher Ginosyan has been named to the 2015 Phi Theta Kappa All Colorado Academic Team.

    Ginosyan and the rest of the winners from around the state will be recognized at a PTK All Colorado Recognition Ceremony and Honorary Luncheon on March 11 at Denver Athletic Club.

  • Students Receive 370% Return on Investment

    CCA's economic ImpactA new economic impact study released May 8 revealed that the Community College of Aurora’s annual financial impact in its service community amounted to $187.487 million.

  • Rare territory for a community college

    Community College of Aurora has taken its Model United Nations program to the next level – to the national conference in New York City this March.

  • College to launch PCT program

    Community College of Aurora has been selected as one of 17 colleges nationally from 90 applicants to participate in the Job Ready, Willing and Able project funded by the Walmart Foundation through the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). 

  • Three different offerings available
    American flag rippled

    Registration slots are open beginning Jan. 3 for several classes at the Aurora Language Center on Lowry campus at 9202 E. Severn Place, Denver.

  • Running Feb. 23-April 10

    CCA's spring art show is entitled "iNDULGE" and will run on weekdays through April 10.

    The works displayed are described by organizers as: "Sinful Craving for the Mind: Delirious. Delightful. Delicious."

    The gallery is located at 9202 E. Severn Place, Denver, CO 80230 (in the Lowry North Quad).

    The show is free and open to the public.

  • Available books jumps by millions

    Community College of Aurora in collaboration with Aurora Public Library is the first higher education institution in the United States to employ new technology that provides students access to over 30 million library holdings, while affording direct access to items in and around its own home state.

  • Will instruct teachers in Chile

    Ruby Eichenour, a sixth-year adjunct in Community College of Aurora’s ESL program, has been awarded a Fulbright Global Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) award. She is expected to begin her three-month teaching expedition in Chile sometime in the spring of 2015.

  • Backstage’s 14 Great Film Schools 

    Cameraman with gear in the background. Backstage and Colorado Film SchoolCCA’s own Colorado Film School (CFS) is no stranger to accolades, as it's frequently featured in Hollywood Reporter’s Top 25 Film Schools. The latest honor comes from Backstage, a trusted resource for actors and film buffs, which named CFS in their recent article, “14 Great Regional Film Schools.”
     

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