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Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Program Details

Lone Star College System offers the online AA in Criminal Justice. This two year program is designed as an academic transfer degree which will lead to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice at a four-year college/university. Students receive comprehensive exposure to the various components of the criminal justice system. 

The following courses are offered in the program:

  • Correctional Systems & Practices
  • Fundamentals of Criminal Law
  • Police Systems & Practices
  • General Psychology
  • Federal Government
  • Texas Government


  • High school transcripts
  • College transcripts (if applicable)
  • Placement test (some students may be exempt)

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


Lone Star College is not authorized to deliver distance education programs in California, Massachusetts, Puerto Rico, and the Northern Mariana Islands.