Major code AA5505
Office of Regional Higher Education
Ohio University Chillicothe
101 University Drive
Chillicothe, OH 45601
Phone: 740.774.7200 or 800.462.6824
James McKean, contact person or any regional campus student services office
Ohio University–Chillicothe, Ohio University–Lancaster, and Ohio University–Southern offer a two-year program leading to an Associate in Applied Science in law enforcement technology. This program prepares you for entry level employment in law enforcement or enhancing the opportunity for promotion by providing academic preparation for the contemporary officer. Upon completion of this program, if interested, you may continue in the Bachelor of Criminal Justice program on one of the regional campuses or the Athens campus. Law Enforcement courses are also available online. You may also work toward the Athens-based baccalaureate degree in forensic chemistry. Additional information is available from the law enforcement technology program director or Regional Higher Education.
This program will require students to complete a Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) background check in addition to the University admission requirements.
Change of Program Policy
No selective or limited admission requirements.
External Transfer Admission
No requirements beyond University admission requirements and a BCI background check, unless one has been done for another institution.
Opportunities Upon Graduation
Career opportunities after graduation may be available in such areas as state highway patrol, local and county law enforcement agencies, corrections, juvenile authorities, and as probation or parole officers.Students can articulate into the Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree program.