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Gomex Institute of Technology

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Overview

A recent study of Crime in the Caribbean by the United Nations Development Programme revealed that the region has one of the highest homicide rates in the world and that crime has become an impediment to economic development. The Caribbean Human Development Report 2012 notes that 8.5 per cent of the global population resides in Latin America and the Caribbean and yet 27 percent of the world murders take place in the region. Modern policing requires highly educated and trained cadres capable of developing and implementing advanced crime reduction strategies. The Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice program will create a pool of graduates that will enhance the criminal justice capabilities of the security forces and correctional services.

Curriculum

The Curriculum is designed to incorporate the following disciplines: Psychology, Management, Policing, Sociology, Criminal Justice and Information Communication Technology among others. Emphasis is placed on development of team work, critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skill and the ability to communicate effectively.

The Associate Degree in Criminal Justice is designed to achieve the following objectives:

  1. Attain a basic understanding and practical usage of various criminal justice principles and
  2. concepts;
  3. Develop the necessary skills, attitudes and competencies - such as team leadership,
  4. motivation, problem solving techniques, critical thinking, analytical abilities, and an
  5. awareness of the knowledge-based economy of the 21st Century;
  6. Gives learners the opportunity to exercise responsibility, to develop self confidence in
  7. themselves and their field of study;
  8. Initiates in each learner the importance of professionalism, appearance and positive work
  9. ethics;
  10. Prepares learners for advanced academic pursuits in criminology and other related
  11. academic programmes;
  12. Employ environmentally sustainable practices within the profession
  13. Prepares learners for a rewarding and lucrative career.

Possible Career Opportunities:

  • Bailiff Court Clerk
  • Court Administration Court Reporter
  • Correctional Officer Compliance Officer
  • Customs Officer Coast Guard
  • Family Court Counselor Criminalist
  • Immigration Officer Criminologist
  • Insurance Adjuster Crime Scene Investigator
  • Insurance and Fraud Investigator Crime Prevention Specialist
  • Lawyer Crime Analyst
  • Paralegal/Legal Assistant Computer Forensic
  • Parole Officer Forensic Technician
  • Police Officer Forensic Psychologist
  • Police Detective Fraud Investigator
  • Private Investigator Peace Officer
  • Probation Officer Penologist
  • Private Security Surveillance Officer
  • Immigration Enforcement Officer Security Guard
  • Juvenile Probation Officer Law Enforcement
  • Security Supervisor Warden
  • Information Security Manager Airport Security
  • Body Guard Cyber Crime

The Gomex Difference

Gomex Institute of Technology is of the firm belief that students both locally and internationally deserve quality education.

Admissions

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About

Gomex Institute of Technology is a training institution in Jamaica that focuses on computer security training, computer forensics, network training and a host of other training programmes.

Address

19 Parkington Plaza (Upstairs) Kingston 10

Contact

info@gomextech.com

(876) 622-7519

(876) 503-0363

(876) 622-7590

Mon-Fri: 8:00 am - 8:30 pm

Sat: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

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