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Law Enforcement, Certificate of Proficiency

Requirements

365体育比赛投注Utah Valley University is a sanctioned provider of the Utah Law Enforcement Academy, the basic training program for certification of law enforcement officers. The academy is divided into two modules. The first, or core, provides training required for certification of special function officers and is foundational for law enforcement and correctional officers. The second module is required for certification as a reserve or law enforcement officer.

Total Program Credits: 18365体育比赛投注

Matriculation Requirements:
  1. By permission only class. Individual must complete the State POST application.
  2. Individual must attend an application meeting/interview to have their application accepted by the director of the academy.
  3. Individual must pass the State POST Entrance Exam (NPOST). The NPOST exam is a required as part of the application.
Discipline Core Requirements: 18 Credits
  CJ 1800 POST Module I 7
  CJ 1810 POST Module II 11

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Individual must pass State POST written certification test at 80% or above to become State POST certified.
  2. Individual must pass State POST physical certification test at the determined State requirements.
  3. Completion of a minimum of 18 credits.
  4. Overall grade point average of 3.0 or above.
  5. Residency hours -- Minimum of 5 credits required through course attendance at UVU.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track365体育比赛投注. 

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.


Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
CJ 1800 POST Module I 7
  Semester total: 7
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
CJ 1810 POST Module II 11
  Semester total: 11
  Degree total: 18

Department

Name:

365体育比赛投注Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement

Location:

EN 101

Telephone:

801-863-7230

Email:

CRIMINALJUSTICE@fishncamp.com

Web Address:365体育比赛投注

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Chair:

Bobbi Kassel

 
 

Mission Statement

Criminal Justice Mission

The Criminal Justice program is committed to fostering a challenging and intellectually stimulating environment that provides a broad range of interactive academic and field experiences. An understanding and appreciation of the theory, research, policy and practice of criminal justice, as a unique discipline, will be advanced. The department will promote the development of future professionals who are capable of assuming responsibility for the research, continuing scholarship and administration of the criminal justice system.

Forensic Science Mission

365体育比赛投注The Forensic Science program is committed to fostering a challenging and intellectually stimulating environment that provides a broad range of interactive academic and field experiences. An understanding and appreciation of theory, research, policy and practice of forensic science, as a unique discipline, will be advanced. The department will promote the development of future professionals who are capable of assuming responsibility for the research, continuing scholarship and administration of forensic science.

Center for National Security Studies Mission365体育比赛投注

365体育比赛投注The Center for National Security Studies (CNSS) is a nonpartisan academic institution for the instruction, analysis, and discussion of the issues related to the field of U.S. national security. The mission of the CNSS is twofold: to promote an interdisciplinary academic environment on campus that critically examines both the theoretical and practical aspects of the national security policy and practice; and to assist students in preparing for public and private sector national security careers through acquisition of subject matter expertise, analytical skills, and practical experience. The CNSS partners with local, regional, national, and international public and private sector organizations to promote this mission.

 
 

Criminal Justice365体育比赛投注

 
 

Forensic Science
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  • Director, Forensic Lab Track: Gary Naisbitt
  • Office: ME 136
  • Telephone: 801-863-6505
  • Email: naisbiga@fishncamp.com
 
 
Law Enforcement
 
 

National Security Studies

 
 

Advisors:

Please visit fishncamp.com/criminaljustice/advising/index.html for advisor contact information

Faculty

Matthew Duffin(2008)

Associate Professor

Department: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
Faculty



B.S., Business Management, J.D., Brigham Young University; LL.M., Military/International Contracts Law, United States Army Judge Advocate General’s School.

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Stott Harston(2000)

Associate Professor

Department: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
Faculty



A.A., General Studies, American River College; B.A., Political Science, J.D., Brigham Young University.

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Marcy Hehnly(2014)

Associate Professor

Department: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
Faculty



B.S., Criminal Justice, M.S., Human Resource Management, Troy University; Ph.D., Human Services, Cappella University.

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Amie Balle Houghton(2016)

Assistant Professor

Department: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
Faculty

Department: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement

B.S., Biology; M.F.S., Forensic Science, George Washington University.

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Bobbi Kassel(2014)

Associate Professor

Department: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
Department Chair, Faculty



B.S., Criminal Justice, Utah Valley University; M.Ed., Instruction Design, University of Utah.

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Richard Los(2015)

Professional In Residence

Department: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
Faculty



B.S., M.P.A., Justice Administration, Brigham Young University.

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Gary Naisbitt(2005)

Associate Professor

Department: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
Faculty



B.A., German, Weber State College; Ph.D., Biochemistry, Brigham Young University.

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Melissa Noyes(2017)

Assistant Professor

Department: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
Faculty

Department: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement

B.S., Criminal Justice, Utah Valley University; J.D., Law, University of LaVerne College of Law.

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Jonathan Rudd(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Criminal Justice
Faculty



B.A., Asian Studies, Brigham Young University, J.D., Law, New England School of Law.

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Michael Smidt(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Criminal Justice
Faculty



B.A., Business Administration, National University; M.S., Strategic Studies, US Army War College; J.D., Law, California Western School of Law; LLM, University of Virginia School of Law.

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Ryan Vogel(2015)

Associate Professor

Department: Criminal Justice
Faculty



B.S., Integrated Studies, Utah Valley University; M.A., International Affairs, J.D., American University; J.D., LLM, Public International Law, Georgetown University.

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Dan Waddington(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Criminal Justice
Faculty



B.S., Justice Administration, Brigham Young University; M.P.A., California State University; Ph.D., Criminal Justice, University of Albany.

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Careers

Careers:
For those trained in Criminal Justice, opportunities exist in local, state, federal, and private law enforcement i.e., DEA agent, FBI agent, corrections officer, security officer, private investigator, game law enforcement officer, immigration inspector, Alcohol/Tobacco/Firearms inspector, United States Marshall, Internal Revenue officer, Border Patrol agent, Consumer Safety inspector, and other fields depending on chosen option.

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