Associate in Applied Science in Justice Studies / Criminal Justice
Berkeley College

Program Details

Berkeley College offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice for students who are interested in careers in criminology, law enforcement, criminal justice, law, the courts, and the legal system. Students will learn about the processes involved in the investigation, arrest, and legal processes involved in trying suspects, as well as understanding the psychology and sociological factors that induce criminal behavior. Students will learn about statistical monitoring of criminal activity and learn how police forces and other agencies use statistics and other monitoring techniques in order to best manage and control criminal activity. This degree forms the basis for future growth and study in criminal justice by providing the foundation in studies such as communication, statistics, and other basic fields which will be used in advanced study.

Requirements

  • Certification of high school graduation or the equivalent as recognized by state departments of education
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Geographic Restrictions

Not authorized for residents of California.