Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
Tidewater Community College

Program Details

If you have an interest in serving your community and would like to begin a career in law enforcement, consider the Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice offered 100% online by Tidewater Community College. This flexible learning degree is taught by faculty with successful careers in all aspects of law enforcement, from state troopers to attorneys. Generally, classes include:

  • Criminal investigations
  • Criminal justice system
  • Evidence and procedures
  • Criminal law

With three distinct specializations, you can tailor your coursework towards your desired career track.  Choose from: Forensic Science, Homeland Security, or Public Law.


  • Placement test may be required
  • A high school diploma or GED is required

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges