Start a Career in Criminal Justice


New hands-on program beginning this fall!

With support from area city police and county sheriff’s departments, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges is introducing a new Criminal Justice program.

Beginning this fall, the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree program trains students for direct entry into the Law Enforcement Academy and a variety of other criminal justice-related careers.
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TWO Information Sessions

Thursday, May 20

12:30 p.m. Online via Zoom

To join in on the session, click the Zoom link during the designated day/time:


5:30 p.m. at the SCC Urban Campus, 101 W Third St., Davenport

The demand for local law enforcement professionals is on the rise, and you can get started in this rewarding career. Areas covered in the program include:

  • Firearms Training
  • Physical Conditioning
  • Ethics
  • Vice and Drug Patrol
  • Interviewing and Writing Strategies
  • Plus more!

Students can choose a one-semester Certificate option, two-semester Diploma, or the full two-year AAS Degree. More information about the program is available at

The new program is a complement to our long-standing Criminal Justice Associate in Arts (AA) Degree designed for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. That program will continue, providing students even more flexibility in their chosen path.

For questions call toll-free 1-888-336-3907 or email