The online Associate of Science in Criminal Justice program is designed for individuals interested in law and justice and criminal investigation and who are planning to enter four-year colleges or law enforcement academies or begin careers in the field immediately after earning this degree. The curriculum offers a strong foundation in criminal procedures and policies while focusing on crime prevention and investigation, apprehending suspected criminals, and managing public safety. You will take courses in criminal evidence, criminal administrative procedures, technical writing, psychology, sociology, and American government while gaining skills in problem-solving, communication, and leadership. Students can choose from electives that offer in-depth studies in such areas as community corrections, sex-crime investigations, and interviews and interrogations in order to best match their interests and career goals.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score