School of Business and Legal Studies

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School of Business and Legal Studies

Degree inCriminal Justice

Platt College’s Criminal Justice program prepares you to enter the various occupational fields of the

criminal justice system, including: corrections, private security, criminal law, criminal investigations, juvenile justice, and forensics. Learn More »

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School of Business and Legal Studies

Associates Degree inBusiness Management

Welcome to the Platt School of Business and Legal Studies

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Platt College’s School of Business and Legal Studies offers degree programs to train graduates for careers in the business and legal field. Programs include Business Management and Criminal Justice.

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About Our Programs

  • Criminal Justice

    Platt College’s Criminal Justice program prepares you to enter the various occupational fields of the criminal justice system, including:  corrections, private security, criminal law, criminal investigations, juvenile justice, and forensics.

  • Business Management

    The Business Management program at the Platt School of Legal Studies prepares graduates who are interested in working in a business-related field such as sales, marketing, operations, finance, accounting, human resources, or office administration.

About Criminal Justice

  • Criminal Justice

    Learn more about our Criminal Justice degree program

    Criminal Justice Degree Program

Platt College’s Criminal Justice program prepares you to enter the various occupational fields of the criminal justice system.

The Criminal Justice Diploma program at the Platt School of Legal Studies prepares graduates to pursue careers in law enforcement, criminology, corrections, court administration, victim services, security administration, and immigration.

Our Criminal Justice Diploma curriculum balances theory and application to provide students with foundational knowledge as well as communication and organizational skills.  The program includes a study of the national criminal justice system, ethics, and an overview of criminal law.

Additional coursework focuses on specialized areas in the field such as correctional organizations, private security, criminal investigative techniques, juvenile justice, terrorism, and forensics.  General education courses in mathematics, English, speech, and psychology round out the curriculum.

As part of its Criminal Justice Diploma curriculum, Platt College offers students the opportunity to earn their Guard Card certificate.  The College is authorized by the Bureau of Security And Investigative Services (BSIS), a division of the Department of Consumer Affairs in the state of California to offer this training, which includes  8 hour power to arrest training, as well as the additional 32 hours of training required (in various subjects) to become a licensed security guard in California.

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Serving Southern California for over 30 years

Serving the Greater Los Angeles, Orange County and Inland Empire areas for over 30 years, Platt College offers degree programs to train graduates for careers in the legal, medical, and creative fields.

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Except as expressly provided in California Education Code Section 94898, Platt College reserves the right to modify policies, course schedules, curricula or courses within reason due to exigent circumstances, program upgrades and/or content changes, and to cancel programs of study, modes of delivery, upcoming start dates or individual courses as it deems necessary. If a course or program is cancelled, the school may schedule course completion at a later date or refund all monies paid for the cancelled course or program if the student does not wish to continue with the program at the later date. All Platt College programs are not available at all locations, please see an Admissions Representative for more information on specific enrollment information.