Program offered at:
Altoona | Lancaster
WHERE ARE CORRECTIONAL
OFFICERS WORKING? 
» 53% State prisons
» 40% Regional jails
» 7% Federal penitentiaries
PENNSYLVANIA JOB OUTLOOK 
Criminal Justice and First Response Program Overview
The exciting and essential criminal justice and first response field offers many career paths. From Emergency Medical Technicians responding to traffic accidents to the Juvenile corrections officer working in shelters or treatment centers, criminal justice personnel are vital to our everyday quality of life.
A career in criminal justice can provide a variety of employment settings. Many work for corporate security companies protecting and patrolling businesses and events. Additional career opportunities might include correctional officers, probation and parole officers, and police operations.
A day in the life of criminal justice professionals could involve tasks ranging from report writing, processing a crime scene, participating in criminal investigations and performing aggression management techniques.
With training from YTI you could be ready for employment in the field of Criminal Justice in as few as 21 months.
What will I study?
What will I learn?
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Why is accreditation important?
YTI Career Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education. When you attend an ACCSC-accredited institution, you are attending a school that has undergone a rigorous process that evaluates educational quality.
Did you know?
YTI has Advisory Boards comprising local business professionals that provide valuable input to ensure that our training and program curricula match industry needs.