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

  • Registration is open now!

    View the 2015 Summer Class schedule. 

  • 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.

  • Dual teaching model unique
    Three students working on a project using stethescopes

    Healthcare Bridge classes are designed to advance a student’s written and verbal communication skills in English while simultaneously studying healthcare content.

  • CCA near the top

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  • Will be new branding image

    More than 600 students, faculty, staff, and community members have weighed in. And the result is a new mascot logo for the Community College of Aurora, which will soon be launched as part of a revamped brand identify for the school.

    Another survey or contest to name the mascot will be unveiled in the coming months.

  • 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.

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

  • RockOn! ends in suborbital launch

    Five CCA students have been selected by the Colorado Space Grant Consortium to represent the college at the NASA RockOn! Workshop from June 20-25 at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

  • InterCom shares varied stories

    CCA produces a newsletter each month that features the faculty, programs and students that make the college unique: Intercom.

    In this month's issue, read about:

    – Two transfer students who made their way from Aurora to Tokyo to continue their studies.

  • Attempt to glean best practices

    People talking in a storage closetMore than a dozen educators from the Netherlands attending a national conference in Denver made a pit stop to Lowry on Nov. 4 in order to see how the structure and culture within the Colorado community college system might be applied to institutions back home.

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