The online Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice program provides the educational background necessary for careers in the criminal justice field and prepares students to transfer into career-oriented bachelor degree programs known at Bachelor of Applied Science or similar degrees in four-year colleges. The curriculum teaches the basic components of the criminal justice system and its theories and practices using a holistic approach that provides a well-rounded skill and knowledge base that emphasizes character education and critical thinking. Graduates are prepared to structure, manage, direct, and control a variety of criminal justice agencies associated with police, courts, and corrections and are prepared for careers in the law enforcement, emergency services, or legal fields.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsPlacement Test, ACT/SAT
Official High School Transcript/GED Score