Academy of Criminal Justice (CJ)
To utilize National and State curriculum to ensure students have a competitive edge in Criminal Justice. Upon graduation, students will be college ready, and be equipped to compete in a global workplace.
The Criminal Justice Academy is certified as a “Model” Academy by the National Career Academy Coalition. The Criminal Justice Program focuses on the Judicial System, Criminal Justice Operations, Law Enforcement, and career options. Students are challenged academically through a rigorous curriculum while moving them in career preparation — learning beyond the classroom and hand- son education through internships, Career and Technical Student Organization competitions, youth conferences, and community service. Advanced students may participate in Dual Enrollment programs earning up to 30 college credits. Completers earn a high school diploma, and an industry- recognized certificate.
PROGRAM OF STUDY
• Law Enforcement
• Public Service Aide
• Accredited Legal Secretary
• Other Criminal Justice Related Agencies
• FBI, DELA, ICE, Homeland Security, E911, etc.
CAREER & TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION (CTSO)
The Florida Public Service Association (FPSA) is a high school-based organization for students who are involved in the studies of Criminal Justice, Teaching Assisting, and or Fire Fighter Assisting. Founded in 990, FPSA assists teachers and students in theses career fields to expand knowledge in their chosen professions by competing with others from around the state. FPSA’s goals include education, citizenship, leadership, ethics, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.