Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice & Criminology
Purdue University Global

Program Details

The Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice degree from Purdue University Global can help you pursue a career in the criminal justice and criminology field—a rewarding profession that offers individuals an opportunity to make an immediate impact within their community.

The degree is designed to help you develop:

  • Foundational knowledge of criminal justice and criminology, including practical and technical skills and competencies required by many law enforcement agencies and private security firms
  • Skills on how to analyze crime data, predict patterns of criminal behavior, create criminal profiles, and establish agency protocols and procedures designed to improve agency response to crime
  • Communication, critical-thinking, and decision-making skills and knowledge to support criminal justice initiatives

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Purdue University Global is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Applicaton Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Restricted States

Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Utah, Wyoming