12 NCAC 09B .0603          LEVELS OF APPROVAL

(a)  An institution operating a postsecondary criminal justice program not currently meeting all of the criteria for certification as contained in the "Certification Guidelines Manual for Postsecondary Criminal Justice Programs" may apply to the Commission for Candidate Status. This category also applies to institutions that have not graduated a regular class but have a program under way which appears to meet most of the criteria.

(b)  The "Certification Guidelines Manual For Postsecondary Criminal Justice Programs" as published by the Commission is hereby adopted by reference and shall not include any subsequent amendments, to provide specific information about the postsecondary criminal justice education certification process as administered by the Commission. Copies of this publication may be inspected at the office of the agency:

Criminal Justice Standards Division

North Carolina Department of Justice

114 West Edenton Street

Old Education Building

Post Office Drawer 149

Raleigh, North Carolina 27602

and may be obtained at cost from the Standards Division.

(c)  Programs awarded certification will be entitled to all rights and recognitions by the Commission. These include any benefits provided by the Commission to certified programs. Programs in this status must have graduated a class.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 17C‑6(b)(10);

Eff. January 1, 1985;

Amended Eff. December 1, 1998; July 1, 1989;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 25, 2019.