Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice



This is a sample list of courses you will be required to complete for the online Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice program. To view a full list, please click below to get your program guide.

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Program Outcomes

  • Summarize the historical development of criminal justice systems and the role of justice in America and the global community.
  • Describe the influences and behaviors related to the administration of justice and how each is affected by worldview and culture.
  • Identify an ethical framework that recognizes the interplay of personal faith, natural law, and public policy.
  • Choose appropriate procedures associated with law enforcement administration and the prevention, detection, and regulation of crime and criminal behavior.

Why Earn Your Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice?

Your studies will be focused with one six-week online course at a time taught by instructors with real-world policing experience. If you’re already in the field, the courses offered in the criminal justice bachelor’s degree program can help you maintain current certification. Students in the Online Associate's degree in Criminal Justice Program will participate in courses that were created by people who are experts in criminal justice careers. 

While looking at online Associate’s in Criminal Justice degree options, too many students assume that the only career option associated with a criminal justice associate's degree is working as a law enforcement officer. While many of the best law enforcement officers in the country are graduates of criminal justice associate's degree programs, there's actually a variety of other positions available in this expansive field.

Has the thought of having to attend class and all the hassle that goes with getting to and from campus made you think twice about pursuing an online associate’s in criminal justice degree? Consider earning your criminal justice associate degree online with our 100% online program.

Dustin Musick

I chose Central Christian College to pursue my BS in Criminal Justice because from the first phone call I felt every one’s eagerness to help me succeed!

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Dustin Musick, BS Criminal Justice

student danny hackler

I am a police officer and watched some of my close friends attend CCCK. They rave over how great this college is and how they loved the online learning.

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Danny Hackler, BS Criminal Justice

Joshua Moss

During my employment with Brinks Armored - U.S., I was able to recognize and seize counterfeit notes which saved the company and Federal Mints huge losses.

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Joshua Moss, BS Criminal Justice