Associate of Science in Criminal Justice
Excelsior College

Program Details

The online Associate of Science in Criminal Justice program is designed for those looking to either further their credentials for the job market or who want to use this as the springboard to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree in the field.  The curriculum helps students understand the components of the criminal justice system, sociological and psychological theories of crime, ethics in decision-making, and how diversity-related issues impact the system.  In addition to general education courses, available courses in criminal justice include:

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Law Enforcement
  • Introduction to Corrections
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Criminal Procedure & Evidence


  • A high school diploma or GED is required

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education