Law & Justice

The Law and Justice program is offered in associate degree and post-degree certificates, in full-time, part-time, accelerated, day and evening formats.

The program prepares students for entry-level jobs such as airport security, CIA/FBI agent, Border Patrol agent, corrections officer, police officer, detective and customs agent. It also prepares students for entry-level jobs in law-related occupations such as legal administrative assistant, assistant document production administrator, and paralegal administrative assistant.

Employment of police officers, detectives and special agents is expected to increase faster than the average for all occupations over the next decade due to the increase in the nation’s population and police protection needs.

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Admissions Requirements:

  • Completed Harcum Application
  • Official High School or GED transcript. This requirement is waived for those applicants who have completed a bachelor's degree, unless specifically requested.
  • TOEFL scores for students for whom English is a second language
  • Official College transcript (if applicable)
  • SAT or ACT scores, if taken (critical reading and math scores only).
  • Typed personal essay explaining why you chose your desired major.
  • Letter(s) of recommendation from an employer, teacher, guidance counselor, etc.

Prior to placement in college-level Math and English courses, students are required to complete a placement test to determine if the student is adequately prepared or if the student would benefit from college preparation courses. College preparation courses qualify for financial aid but do not count towards degree completion.

Law & Justice Program Director:
Academic Center, Room 317
Phone: 610-526-6072