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Criminal Justice Associate's Degrees

We depend on people in all arms of the justice and law enforcement fields to keep us safe in our towns and neighborhoods. If you’re interested in helping protect people and uphold the law, you should consider a Criminal Justice Associate’s degree to help you achieve your career goal. An associate’s degree in this field would allow you to a wide variety of careers that people rarely associate with law enforcement like park of county police, juvenile justice, crime labs, security companies and more. Although there are plenty of traditional college programs for earning this degree, it is also possible to receive your education online through programs from Sam Houston State University, Westfield State University, Kaplan University and many other schools.

If you are interested in a job that would instruct you how to monitor large areas to spot potential criminal activity, how to pursue, restrain and contain a suspect, how to assist officers with cases involving narcotics, alcohol, food or pharmaceuticals, a Criminal Justice associate degree might be right for you. It is possible to research education requirements for specific criminal justice field careers at our criminal justice career center page.

Choosing to pursue a professional career in the field of justice and law enforcement demonstrates that you are a responsible and mature individual, and will mean that you’ll be eligible for jobs that pay up to 40% more than candidates without an associate degree.



Criminal Justice Schools

      
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  • Miller-Motte College

    Start the next chapter of your life with an Associate or Bachelor degree from Miller-Motte College Online Division.
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    Programs

    • Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science

    Location: Online

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  • Grand Canyon University

    Why earn your degree at Grand Canyon University? GCU is a regionally accredited university offering graduate and undergraduate degrees in Business, Nursing, Psychology, Education & more. Apply today!
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    • B.S. in Justice Studies
    • B.A. in Government with an Emphasis in Legal Studies
    • B.A. in Government with an Emphasis in State and Local Public Policy
    Location:
    Phoenix: 3300 W Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85017
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  • Argosy University

    Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges.
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    • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
    Location:
    Phoenix: 2233 West Dunlap Ave., Phoenix AZ 85021
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  • South University, Online Programs

    As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.
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    • Criminal Justice (BS)
    Location:
    Savannah: 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah GA 31406
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  • Capella University

    An accredited online university, Capella University offers bachelor’s, master’s/MBA, doctoral, and certificate programs designed to take you to the forefront of your profession.

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    • BS - Criminal Justice

    Location: Online

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  • Ashford University

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    Programs

    • BA/Social and Criminal Justice
    • BA/Law Enforcement Administration

    Location: Online

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  • Regis University - CPS

    Regis is a regionally accredited, 130-year-old Jesuit university in Denver, Colorado. Inspired by the vision of St. Ignatius Loyola, we are dedicated to the pursuit of learning and truth in an effort to make positive change in our communities as well as ourselves.

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    • Bachelor of Science in Criminology
    Location:
    Denver: 3333 Regis Boulevard, Denver CO 80221
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  • Utica College

    Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution located in upstate central New York.  The College offers regionally accredited online certificates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in healthcare, cybersecurity, financial crime, nursing, physical therapy, business, criminal justice, and data science.  All courses are taught by credentialed, highly experienced faculty with significant and ongoing accomplishments in their respective fields.

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    • BS in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation

    Location: Online

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