Criminal Justice

Seminole State College has been training law enforcement officers since 1969.  We offer a variety of degree, certificate and crossover training programs.  Throughout the years, our curricula and program offerings have evolved to:

  • Meet the demands of criminal justice officers in our community.
  • Offer potential officers a variety of career options.
  • Stay current with new criminal justice technology.
  • Maintain adherence to state of Florida requirements.

Attend Criminal Justice Info Session

Please click on the link and view the power point presentation for information on the basic law enforcement academy. If you have any questions, please call 407.708.2187 or 407.708.2299.

Spring Application Deadline: February 14, 2023 at noon.

Seminole State's Curriculum Options

Degree Programs

Seminole State's Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Criminal Justice Technology provides the knowledge, skills and experience needed for a career in criminal justice. The A.S. degree program helps current criminal justice employees (both sworn and non-sworn) stay up to date with skills and technology and provides credits towards a bachelor's degree in criminal justice.

Advanced and Specialized Training

Advanced and specialized classes are available for certified Law Enforcement and Corrections Officers in the state of Florida. The Criminal Justice Institute offers advanced and specialized courses to maintain officer's mandatory retraining requirements.

Basic Academies

An officer's primary responsibility is to protect lives and property. Seminole State's Law Enforcement Academy, Corrections Academy and Crossover Academy offers the several certificates to help you get started in an exciting career in law enforcement.

College Credit Programs

Seminole State's Criminal Justice Institute prepares students for careers in public safety and law enforcement. You will receive the comprehensive training and education you need to enter the field or continue on to a four-year college or university.

Visit the Criminal Justice Frequently Asked Questions webpage for additional Criminal Justice Program information.


Criminal Justice Institute
Fax: 407.322.1309
Office: PS-100
Campus: Sanford/Lake Mary