Associate of Criminal Justice
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

Program Details

The online Associate of Criminal Justice, offered by NMSU-Dona Ana, or Dona Ana Community College, is intended to introduce students to the criminal justice system.  As an interdisciplinary 2-year degree, learning centers around humanities, law, natural and behavioral sciences.  The social sciences and the three branches of the criminal justice system are studied: police, courts and corrections. There are two concentrations, depending upon your professional goals:  Corrections or Law Enforcement. Classwork at DACC online usually includes:

  • Criminal law
  • Courts and the criminal justice system
  • Introduction to corrections

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official high school transcripts/GED scores
  • Official college transcripts, if applicable
  • COMPASS placement test

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission