National Criminal Justice Command College

The National Criminal Justice Command College (NCJCC) provides an integrated, cutting-edge approach to criminal justice education through a framework of leadership and collaboration. The criminal justice certificate, offered in partnership with the Virginia State Police, is an intensive 10-week program scheduled annually from mid-July through mid-September.

  • Schedule & Format

    • Intensive 10-week program
    • July 9-Sept 21, 2018
    • 5 Courses
    • Graduate / Undergraduate Credit
    • Noncredit

    Course Details

  • Location

    The Command College is held on site at the Virginia State Police headquarters in Richmond, VA
  • Admission Requirements

    Individuals with a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent are invited to apply for the undergraduate criminal justice certificate.

    Individuals who have completed an undergraduate degree are invited to apply for the graduate criminal justice certificate.

    Individuals not seeking college credit may apply for the noncredit criminal justice certificate.  
    Deadline
    June 15

    Admission Details

  • Tuition

    Estimated Cost of Undergraduate Certificate
    In State: $6,140
    Out of State: $13,572
    Estimated Cost of Graduate Certificate
    In State: $7,148
    Out of State: $13,648
    Estimated Cost of Noncredit Certificate
    $6,140

    Additional fees may apply, including course materials. Tuition rates are adjusted annually.

Who Should Enroll?

The criminal justice certificate is ideal for mid- and upper-level law enforcement supervisors in state, county, or municipal units, as well as for executives in corrections and corporate or private security. The curriculum is current, applicable, and appropriate for any size, style, or geographically located organization.  

Program Director


National Criminal Justice Command College program director, Cindy Orshek takes great pride in the program and its graduating students each year. The long-standing relationships that Cindy and SCPS maintain with local and state law enforcement reinforces the program’s role in providing networking opportunities for its students.  

Cindy Orshek

Cindy Orshek

This is a great opportunity to expand your leadership potential and strengthen your overall skill-set.