Degree programs in the areas of public service include criminal justice, human services social work and paralegal studies.
The Criminal Justice program provides students with opportunities to develop and improve skills necessary for successful employment as local, state or federal law enforcement or correctional officers; commercial and industrial security officers; and private or government investigators. For additional information, please contact the Division of Business, Engineering, and Technology: (804) 706-5121 (Chester Campus, Godwin Hall, G108) or (804) 594-1480 (Midlothian Campus, Hamel Hall, H206).
The Paralegal Studies Program gives the student a broad range of employment opportunities. There is an increasingly wide range of paralegal job opportunities in both the private and public sectors. Law firms, banks, accounting firms, the court system, and national, state and city government agencies all employ Paralegals. For additional information please contact the Division of Arts, Humanities, Math & Social Sciences: 804.706.7086 (Chester Campus, Moyar Hall, M131) or 804.594.1509 (Midlothian Campus, Eliades Hall, E308).
The Human Services program provides students with essential skills and knowledge to work in a variety of human services positions. The course structure enables students to integrate theory into practice for effective problem solving and intervention skills.
Students who have a felony, fail background checks, or are 18 years of age or under may not be able to secure a practicum site which in turn would prevent them from completing the requirements for the degrees and certifications in the Human Services Social Work program. For additional information please contact the Division of Arts, Humanities, Math & Social Sciences: 804.706.7086 (Chester Campus, Moyar Hall, M131) or 804.594.1509 (Midlothian Campus, Eliades Hall, E308).
MajorsTransfer DegreesCareer and Technical Programs
- Adult Home Administration, CSC
- Bereavement and Grief Counseling, CSC
- Criminal Justice, AAS
- Criminal Justice, CSC
- Human Services, AAS
- Human Services, Criminology Specialization, AAS
- Human Services, Pre-Social Work Specialization, AAS
- Paralegal Studies, CSC
- Substance Abuse Assistant, CSC