High School Articulation



  • A grade of "B" or higher in two high school criminal justice courses
  • An overall GPA of 2.75 in high school courses
  • Written letter of recommendation from either the student's high school guidance counselor or the teacher of the criminal justice courses
  • Completion of the High School Articulation Application
  • Completion of Application for Proficiency Examination
  • Payment of proficiency fee (currently $30.00) to Business Affairs.

Submit your High School Articulation Application and letter of recommendation, in person, to:

Dr. Tina L. Lee
Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
116 Sociology Building

After getting approval from a criminal justice faculty member and the department chair, the student must complete the Application for Proficiency Examination and obtain the appropriate signatures from the Registrar, the Dean of the College of Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences, and Business Affairs (where you will pay the proficiency fee).
After obtaining the appropriate signatures, the Application for Proficiency Examination must be returned to Dr. Tina L. Lee for the assignment of a grade for CJ 200 (Introduction to Criminal Justice).

  • Articulation credit must be completed prior to the student's last 30 credit hours earned at The University of Tennessee at Martin
  • Must be completed prior to enrolling in CJ 200 (Introduction to Criminal Justice)

NFA Collegiate Program

The University of Tennessee at Martin has partnered with the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC), an agency of the UT Institute for Public Service, to offer the National Forensic Academy (NFA) Collegiate Program which will provide criminal justice students with an opportunity to earn 9 hours of undergraduate credit

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The Tennessee Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Commission has approved the following courses offered at The University of Tennessee at Martin as satisfying the POST annual in-service training requirements for law enforcement officers in the State of Tennessee.

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