Criminal Justice Technology

What is Criminal Justice Technology?

The Criminal Justice Technology program is designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge of the criminal justice system—police, courts, corrections. Mayland will prepare students for careers in the criminal justice field and provide a foundation in the understanding of “why crime.”

Why Choose Criminal Justice Technology at MCC?

The criminal justice system is a complex field with many opportunities. Mayland’s Criminal Justice Technology program offers:

  • Virta Shooting Simulator
  • Facial Composite Software
  • Forensic Labs: blood type identification, blood spatter analysis, tread and chromatography, and intoxication technology.
  • Articulation agreements with local universities: Lees-McRae College, Western Carolina University, and Gardner-Webb University
  • Program versatility (fully online and seated)


Example Criminal Justice Technology *

Job Title Projected Growth
(NC 2016 – 2026)

Median Wages

 (NC 2018)

First-Line Supervisor of Police +8% $65,930 annual
Private Investigator +14% $51,370 annual
Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff +9% $46, 160 annual
Criminal Investigator and Special Agent +8% $50, 920 annual

*(data from O*NET OnLine retrieved December 2019)

Programs of Study in Criminal Justice Technology