Due to the increase in gangs narcotics trafficking and terrorism, Lamar Institute of Technology offers a Criminal Justice Security Threat Groups Associate of Applied Science Degree and a Certificate of Completion. The goal of the Criminal Justice Security Threat Groups Program is to educate individuals about the world of street gangs, military gangs, drug cartels, and their relationships with organized crime and terrorist groups.

All courses in the recommended program of study require a grade of ‘C’ or better.

Students may only substitute three courses in the degree program with the approval of their advisor.