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Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

Program Details

Bossier Parish Community 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. The program is also available in an accelerated format (three semesters).


  • High school diploma from a state approved high school, a state approved home school, or a school accredited by a regionally accredited agency, or a GED/HiSET (High School Equivalency) diploma
  • Immunization Compliance
  • Selective Service System Registration (Males 18 and above)
  • ACT Scores (students who have not taken the ACT will be required to take the ACCUPLACER Placement Test)

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges