Criminology and Emergency Response Management

About Institute of Technology

If you're looking for vocational training programs on the west coast, look no further than Institute of Technology. We can help you gain the professional knowledge and skills you need to take control of your life and pursue a new career.

When you choose IOT, you become part of a supportive and welcoming community that provides career-focused education and real opportunities for success. With help from our experienced instructors, Career Placement Services staff, and Student Success Center, you will find the resources and assistance you need to launch your new career. Plus, our flexible class schedules allow you to easily balance life's demands with your education.

Criminal Justice Program

Do you see yourself protecting others through your work on the front lines of law enforcement or disaster response? IOT can help you prepare for a critical role ensuring the safety of others during a crime or a crisis through a degree in Criminology and Emergency Response Management (CERM).

In addition to real-world preparation in your specialty, IOT offers several other advantages, including:

  • Uniforms: Boots, books and equipment included in tuition costs
  • Access to the IVR-300 Training Simulator
  • Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) security guard card
  • Standards and Training for Corrections certificate

IOT is your career partner, preparing graduates to contribute to the fields of emergency response and management and law enforcement in a variety of job roles such as:

  • Community service officer
  • Deputy sheriff
  • Extradition officer
  • Immigration officer
  • And more!

Campus Locations

  • Clovis, CA
  • Modesto, CA

Financial Aid

Institute of Technology understands that you may struggle with financing your career training. We want to see you succeed and will work with you to find a way to help you achieve your goals.

While there are different local regulations in California and Oregon, financial aid is available for those who qualify.


We pride ourselves on meeting educational standards set forth by recognized accrediting bodies and professional organizations. To that end, Institute of Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET), which has been officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Education since 1978.


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