Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Studies Degree/A.A.

The Associate of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice Studies Program provides students with the opportunity to complete the first two years of a criminal justice program and to transfer those credits into a four-year program. The program also allows students to earn a degree that will improve their employability in the law enforcement and corrections areas of criminal justice. The program can also be used by existing law enforcement and corrections personnel for the purpose of job enhancement.

Career Opportunities: Students with this degree often secure positions in municipal, county, or state law enforcement; as corrections officers or counselors; and as probation officers. Entry-level federal law enforcement positions can be secured with completion of a bachelor’s degree.

Requirements for Graduation

In order to earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice Studies, a student must complete a minimum of 60 credit-hours of required and elective course work.

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