Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justice
Des Moines Area Community College

Program Details

The online AAS in Criminal Justice degree program from Des Moines Area Community College is designed to prepare students for a career in law enforcement, corrections, or homeland security. You'll graduate with the knowledge and skills needed to: 

  • Assist people in need
  • Patrol residential, business, and rural areas
  • Investigate allegations of criminal activity
  • Process crime scenes and collect evidence
  • Participate in various court proceedings
  • Assist judges, attorneys, and victim advocates
  • Protect national security interests


  • High school transcript
  • Placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission