Associate in Science in Criminology & Criminal Justice Studies
Hillsborough Community College

Program Details

The online Associate in Science in Criminology & Criminal Justice Studies prepares students for entry-level positions in the criminal justice field or to transfer to a four-year university to seek bachelor’s degrees.  A variety of tracks are available within the program depending on the student’s career goals.  Career specializations may include fingerprint training, private security and investigations, victim advocacy, and crime analysis.  Coursework provides a background in topics including the history, philosophy, organization, management, and operation of the criminal justice system. 

Graduates will be prepared to work in a wide variety of positions, including:

  • Juvenile Justice
  • Private Security
  • Law Enforcement
  • Corrections
  • Intervention Programs
  • Probation and Parole


  • High school transcript or GED scores
  • College transcripts, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges