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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 Portland State University, Everest University Online 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’s 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’s.



Criminal Justice Schools

      
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  • Post University Online

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    Programs

    • A.S. in Criminal Justice
    • A.S. in Legal Studies
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    Location:
    Waterbury: 800 Country Club Rd. P.O. Box 2540, Waterbury CT 06723
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  • Ashford University

    You've found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Earn your bachelor's or master's degree online.
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    • BA/Social and Criminal Justice - Criminal Investigations
    • BA/Social and Criminal Justice
    • BA/Law Enforcement Administration
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    Location: Online

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  • Grantham University

    Grantham University's 100% accredited online degrees are convenient, portable and designed so you can fit education into your life instead of arranging life around your education.

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    • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
    • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
    Location:
    Kansas City: 7200 NW 86th Street, Kansas City MO 64153
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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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  • Liberty University

    Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

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    • Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice: Homeland Security
    • Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice: Juvenile Justice
    • Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice: Criminal Psychology
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    Location:
    Lynchburg: 1971 University Blvd, , Lynchburg VA 24515
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