19aFayetteville Technical Community College has established itself as a premier institution for those seeking careers in criminal justice and public administration. With comprehensive curricula, experienced faculty, and state-of-the-art facilities, FTCC attracts students from across the region who aspire to make a difference in their communities.
The Criminal Justice program at FTCC provides students with a solid foundation in the theories, practices, and skills necessary to succeed in various sectors of the justice system. The college offers a wide range of courses including Introduction to Criminal Justice, Criminology, Criminal Law, and Criminal Investigation, among various others. These courses ensure that students gain a thorough understanding of the complexities of the criminal justice system and are well-prepared for the challenges they may face in their future careers. Interested in processing crime scenes or analyzing hair fibers? The Forensic Science program is also available.
Similarly, FTCC’s Public Administration Program is an excellent choice for students seeking careers in government, non-profit organizations, or public service. The program offers a comprehensive curriculum covering public policy, budgeting and finance, ethics, human resource management, and organizational behavior. Students gain a deep understanding of the principles and practices of effective public administration, preparing them to become leaders in their chosen fields. The program also emphasizes the importance of ethical leadership, ensuring that graduates are ready to serve with integrity and transparency.
One of the key strengths of both the criminal justice and public administration programs at FTCC is the faculty. The college boasts a team of experienced professionals who bring knowledge and real-world expertise to the classroom. Many instructors have served in law enforcement, corrections, the court system, government agencies, and non-profit organizations providing students with valuable insights and practical examples to enhance their learning experience. FTCC also prides itself on its commitment to hands-on learning. The college has invested in state-of-the-art facilities, including a crime scene investigation lab and a mock courtroom, where students can apply the theories and skills they have learned in a realistic setting. These practical experiences are invaluable in preparing students for the demands of their future careers.
Furthermore, FTCC’s criminal justice and public administration programs are affordable and accessible. The college offers competitive tuition rates and financial aid options, allowing students from diverse backgrounds to pursue their educational goals with minimal to no out-of-pocket costs. The programs also provide flexible scheduling, with classes available during the day, evening, and online accommodating the needs of both traditional and non-traditional students.
With its commitment to academic excellence, experienced faculty, and hands-on learning opportunities, Fayetteville Technical Community College is the ideal choice for those seeking rewarding criminal justice and public administration careers. Prospective students are encouraged to explore these programs and take the first step towards a fulfilling future in these vital fields.
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If you would like more information, please contact Jeffrey Zack, Criminal Justice Department Chair, at zackj@faytechcc.edu, or by phone at 910-678-0043 or Jennifer Osborn, Criminal Justice and Public Administration Instructor, at osbornje@faytechcc.edu, or by phone at 910-678-0045.

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